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    Earliest British production of 5.56mm ammo?

    The title says it all - does anyone know when 5.56mm ammo was first made in the UK?

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    Hi Tony,
    the post on this thread by TonyE may be helpfull to you http://www.bocn.co.uk/vbforum/threads/79349-Burnt-and-bang!-5.56mm-blanks?highlight=5.56mm


    Cheers
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    Last edited by smle2009; 21st October 2011 at 12:53 PM.

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    Thanks to both Tonys from a third...

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    I should also add that it is believed that Kynoch made an unheadstamped lot for the MOD also in 1966, but being unheadstamped it is difficult to tell, especialy as both K and RG used similar caps.

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