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5.56x45mm M856A1
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General data
TypeRound
Weight0.012 kg
Grid size1x1
Sold byPeacekeeper LL2 after completing his task The Cult - Part 1
Performance
Projectile speed940 m/s
Damage51
Penetration power37
Armor damage %52
Accuracy %-1
Recoil+4
Fragmentation chance32.8%
Ricochet chance38%
Special effectsTracer (red)

5.56x45mm M856A1 (M856A1) is a 5.56x45mm ammunition type in Escape from Tarkov.

Description

A 5.56x45mm NATO M856A1 cartridge with a 3.6 gram copper alloy core tracer bullet with a copper jacket, in a brass case, intended for target designation and fire adjustment in battle (Trace color: Red).

This cartridge was designed to provide tracing capabilities when used in conjunction with the 5.56x45mm NATO M855A1 cartridge and have a similar ballistic performance, being able to pierce basic body ballistic protections, as well as providing excellent results against intermediate models, however, it has a high probability of bouncing off various surfaces.

Notes

  • Cannot be listed for sale on the flea market.

Crafting

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Nippers
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5.56x45mm M855
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Gunpowder "Hawk"
Workbench level 2
12 h 28 min 20 sec
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5.56x45mm M856A1
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