7.62mm Subsonic Ammunition Optimization

Focus Area:

Tactical Team Offensive Systems

Project Cost:

$247,000

Project Duration:

16 months

Performer:

MAC, LLC

Deliverable:

5,000 rounds for operational test and evaluation

End User:

Department of Defense, Department of Justice, United Kingdom Ministry of Defence

Description:

Design and develop a capability to negate the powder position sensitivity issue through a precision design that may feature a reduced capacity polymer, aluminum, or brass case that compacts the powder load and ensures consistent ignition, burn characteristics.

Operational Impact:

This ammunition provides snipers with consistent groupings, improved accuracy, increased range beyond 250 meters, and better terminal ballistics for 7.62 mm subsonic engagements while maintaining a reduced signature without the need for pre-firing powder stacking.

Transition:

Commercialized available for unit purpose