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M855 v. M855A1 U.S.M.C. And U.S. Army Differ In Their Opinions.
Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., is the ranking member of the Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces and she wants to know why the Marine Corps uses the M855 5.56mm round and the Army uses the M855A1. Representative Sanchez comments: … Continue reading
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M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round (EPR)
M855A1 began to be issued on or about June 2010 to troops in Afghanistan. It will replace the M855 green tip as the standard issue round for the M4 and M16 carbines and rifles.
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