All 223 Rem ballistic gelatin shots were fired from 30 feet. 55gr. GMX® TAP® BARRIER™ ITEM #83295 APPLICATION: PATROL/DUTY TAP® Barrier™ turns cover into concealment. The “solid” choice for law enforcement and military professionals is the 223 Rem 55gr. GMX®TAP® Barrier™ from Hornady®. Constructed of a premium copper alloy, the 55 gr. GMX® has a B.C. of .245 and is a highly accurate solution for departments that are seeking a precise alternative to traditional bullets loaded in the 223. With its monolithic construction, the GMX® boasts dependable terminal performance and high weight retention when encountering barriers. Bullet: 55 gr. GMX® TAP® Barrier™ B.C.: .245 S.D.: .157 Muzzle Velocity: 3242 fps Barrel: 16" Twist Rate: 1:9" Total Penetration: 17" Max. Cavity: 4" Depth to Max. Cav.: 4.5" Entry: 0.75" Retained Weight: 55.0 gr. 55 gr. GMX® TAP® 16" bbl | DPMS AR-15 muzzle 100 yds 200 yds 300 yds 400 yds 500 yds Velocity (fps) 3242 2841 2474 2136 1825 1548 Energy (ft lbs) 1283 986 747 557 407 293 Trajectory (inches) -1.5 0 -2.8 -11.4 -27.6 -54.4 BARE GELATIN 60gr. TAP URBAN® ITEM #83286 APPLICATION: ENTRY The Hornady® 223 Rem 60 gr. TAP Urban® offers high velocity and performance similar to that of other polymer tipped Hornady® 223 bullets. The 60 gr. bullet offers similar retained weight and penetration to the 55 gr. TAP Urban®, and is the heaviest polymer tipped bullet acceptable for 1:12" twist weapons. The heavier 60 gr. bullet transfers more energy to the target for enhanced terminal performance. Bullet: 60 gr. TAP Urban® B.C.: .265 S.D.: .171 Muzzle Velocity: 3124 fps Barrel: 16" Twist Rate: 1:9" Total Penetration: 9.75" Max. Cavity: 5.25" Depth to Max. Cav.: 6.25" Entry: 0" Retained Weight: 20.2 gr. 60 gr. TAP Urban® 16" bbl | DPMS AR-15 muzzle 100 yds 200 yds 300 yds 400 yds 500 yds Velocity (fps) 3124 2762 2427 2117 1830 1572 Energy (ft lbs) 1300 1016 785 597 446 329 Trajectory (inches) -1.5 0 -3.1 -12.1 -29.0 -56.3 BARE GELATIN 62gr. TAP® BARRIER™ ITEM #83285 APPLICATION: PATROL/DUTY TAP®Barrier™turnscoverintoconcealment.Hornady®originallydevelopedthisammunition to meet the requirement for a high-speed, barrier penetrating bullet that could be used for nuclear power plant security. The design of the TAP® Barrier™ round allows the projectile to maintain its structural integrity while punching through barriers, yet still initiates expansion in soft tissue. For patrol carbine programs or any tactical situation where the need is for barrier penetration and terminal soft tissue performance, Hornady® TAP® Barrier™ ammunition is the ideal choice. Bullet: 62 gr. TAP® Barrier™ B.C.: .264 S.D.: .176 Muzzle Velocity: 3075 fps Barrel: 16" Twist Rate: 1:9" Total Penetration: 13.75" Max. Cavity: 4.5" Depth to Max. Cav.: 4.75" Entry: 0.25" Retained Weight: 43.6 gr. 62 gr. TAP® Barrier™ 16" bbl | DPMS AR-15 muzzle 100 yds 200 yds 300 yds 400 yds 500 yds Velocity (fps) 3075 2715 2383 2075 1791 1637 Energy (ft lbs) 1302 1015 782 592 442 325 Trajectory (inches) -1.5 0 -3.2 -12.7 -30.2 -58.7 BARE GELATIN 75gr. BTHP TAP® ITEM #80265 APPLICATION: PRECISION RIFLE This match accurate load is our heavy TAP® offering in 223 Rem. This load is suitable for a short barreled rifle that has either a 223 Rem or 5.56 NATO chamber. The 75 gr. bullet offers deeper penetration than the 55 gr. and 60 gr.TAP Urban® bullets.The 75 gr. BTHP penetrates with minimal deflection and provides rapid fragmentation, thus delivering more energy to the target. This bullet generates very large and consistent wound cavities, serving as an ideal choice for 223 Rem precision rifle applications. Bullet: 75 gr. BTHP TAP® B.C.: .395 S.D.: .214 Muzzle Velocity: 2792 fps Barrel: 16" Twist Rate: 1:7" Total Penetration: 12.5" Max. Cavity: 5.25" Depth to Max. Cav.: 5" Entry: 1" Retained Weight: 27.0 gr. 75 gr. BTHP TAP® 16" bbl | DPMS AR-15 muzzle 100 yds 200 yds 300 yds 400 yds 500 yds Velocity (fps) 2792 2563 2346 2139 1943 1758 Energy (ft lbs) 1298 1094 916 762 628 515 Trajectory (inches) -1.5 0 -3.8 -13.9 -31.7 -58.7 BARE GELATIN 18 RIFLE h o r n a d y L E . c o m