8126N
5.56 NATO
75 gr. BTHP T2 TAP®

75 gr. BTHP T2 TAP® - Item No. 8126N

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The T2 bullet profile is specifically designed to optimize function and feeding in M16/M4 variant guns. The cartridge’s propellant technology is custom designed to enhance weapon operation, and delivers phenomenal temperature stability. The 75 gr BTHP T2 bullet is designed to deliver rapid incapacitation upon impact.

NOTE: NOT for use in 223 REM chambered guns.

BULLET

  • Ballistic Coefficient: .355
  • Sectional Density: .214
  • Bullet Length: .970"
  • Recommended Rifling Twist Rate: 1:7" to 1:9"
  • Characteristics: Boat tail hollow point with cannelure
  • Match™

CASE

5.56 NATO
  • Manufacturer's Name (Hornady) and Caliber Designation (5.56 NATO) imprinted on case head
  • Match Grade Brass Composite

POWDER & PRIMER

  • Powder: Temperature stable with flash retardant, Increased powder charge to NATO specifications and pressure peak
  • Primer: Staked primer pocket, Sealed primer, Small rifle milspec primer

PACKAGING & LOT NUMBERS

  • 20 rounds per box
  • 10 boxes per case (200 rounds per case)
  • Lot numbers on each box and case
10.5" Noveske® CQB 1:7" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2449 2214 1993 1785 1594 1422
Energy (ft lbs) 999 816 661 531 423 337
Trajectory (in) -2.5 2.3 0 -11.1 -33.2 -69
11.5" Bushmaster® XM15-E2S 1:9" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2543 2303 2076 1863 1666 1486
Energy (ft lbs) 1077 883 718 578 462 368
Trajectory (in) -2.5 2.1 0 -10.1 -30.3 -63.1
14.5" Colt® M4 Carbine 1:7" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2643 2398 2166 1947 1743 1556
Energy (ft lbs) 1163 957 781 631 506 403
Trajectory (in) -2.5 1.8 0 -9.2 -27.7 -57.6
16" DPMS® AP4 Panther™ Carbine 1:9" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2752 2501 2264 2039 1829 1634
Energy (ft lbs) 1261 1042 853 692 557 445
Trajectory (in) -2.5 1.5 0 -8.4 -25.1 -52.3
18.5" Ruger® Mini 14® 1:9" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2780 2527 2289 2063 1851 1654
Energy (ft lbs) 1287 1064 872 709 570 456
Trajectory (in) -1 2.2 0 -8.9 -26 -53.3
20" 5.56×45mm NATO Test Barrel 1:7" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2858 2601 2358 2129 1912 1711
Energy (ft lbs) 1360 1127 926 755 609 487
Trajectory (in) -1.5 1.8 0 -8.1 -23.9 -49.3
20" Bushmaster® XM15-E2S 1:7" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2861 2604 2361 2131 1915 1713
Energy (ft lbs) 1363 1129 928 756 611 489
Trajectory (in) -2.5 1.3 0 -7.6 -22.9 -47.7
Firearm:
DPMS AR-15
Barrel:
16"
Twist Rate:
1:9
Substrate Material Total Penetration Max Cavity Depth of Max Cavity Initial Penetration Retained Weight Retained Percentage Expanded Diameter
Bare Gelatin scale 10.5" 5.5" 5.5" 0.75" 31.5 gr 42% 0.5"
Steel scale 10" 2" 1.5" 0" 0 gr 0% 0"
Wallboard scale 10" 3.5" 3" 1.75" 19.4 gr 26% 0.46"
Plywood scale 7" 5.5" 2.75" 0" 0 gr 0% 0"
Auto Glass scale 7.5" 3.75" 2.5" 0" 0 gr 0% 0"
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