5.56x45mm

NATO cartridges

Two recent additions to the FN® 5.56x45mm range of ammunition

FN Herstal is the original designer of the military 5.56x45mm SS109 cartridge, which was adopted by NATO as the second official standardized caliber in 1980.

Ammunition types

• SS109 (Ball)
• L110 (Tracer)
• FN PERMAX™ EPR - New
• FN PROPASS™ AP - New
• Blank
 

Uses

• Carbines (e.g. FN SCAR®-SC)
• Assault rifles (e.g. FN SCAR®-L)
• Light support weapons (e.g. FN MINIMI® 5.56)