A military small & medium caliber ammunition collection

7.62mm NATO United States

7.62mm NATO Blank XM82 United States ⊕ FA 58 profile view.7.62mm NATO Blank XM82 United States ⊕ FA 58 head view.


TypeBlank, XM82
Casebrass, 5-petal crimp, red lacquered paper wad sealant, 1 smooth cannelure
Primerpercussion, flat, brass, ring crimp, red annulus
Headstamp⊕ FA 58
NotesThis is one of a series of early XM82 blanks. The red sealant serves to identify this as a regular blank, since it otherwise looks very similar to an M64 grenade blank.