|Weight||4 g (0.01 lb)|
|Stack Size||20 Rounds|
|Initial Velocity||850 m/s|
|Optimal Velocity||1000 m/s|
5.56×45mm intermediate cartridge. Used in select rifles. — In-game description
5.56x45mm Rounds are a type of ammunition in DayZ Standalone. They are found individually, packed in boxes, or pre-loaded in magazines. Empty the box to receive 20 usable 5.56×45mm rounds.
- The 5.56mm round is based on the real world 5.56×45mm NATO cartridge. It was developed for the American AR-15 rifle, later the M16 and several variants, during the Vietnam war in the 1950s, derived from the .223 Remington rifle round. The 5.56×45mm round also replaced the 7.62×51mm round's role as NATO's standard rifle cartridge. While it offers higher muzzle velocity, less weight, and less recoil, it also has a much lower muzzle energy and low penetration than the 7.62×51mm NATO.