Originally Posted by montveil
Some how I wonder how the military figures a 5.56 mm can regularly kill a man out to 400 yards with approximately 400 foot pounds-- the military 5.56 undoubtedly is loaded hotter but the example still stands ( I believe that is the Marine qualification distance)
Nope. Here's the USMC firearms qual. MARINE CORPS ORDER 3574.2K (2007) http://community.marines.mil/news/pu...%203574.2K.pdf
. Still 200, 300 and 500 meters (yds when I served), in various positions.
Btw, the above is a pretty good drill for those wishing to hone their rifle and pistol skills.