WATCH: SIG Sauer MCX Rattler 5.56 NATO

Building on the popularity of the company's Rattler in 300 BLK, SIG Sauer introduced a new model chambered in 5.56 NATO for 2019.

Barrett REC7 in 5.56 NATO Gallery

Barrett REC7 in 5.56 NATO

Torture testing the LaRue Tactical OBR in 7.62 NATO Gallery

Torture testing the LaRue Tactical OBR in 7.62 NATO

Ruger Precision Rifle Available in 5.56 NATO

The popular Ruger Precision Rifle is now available in 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem.

NATO Standardizes Third FN-Designed Cartridge

NATO has officially standardized the 5.7x28 mm caliber, the third cartridge from the designers at FN to receive the critical designation.

Brownells .308 Win./7.62 NATO Magazine

Twenty-round DPMS-pattern .308 Win./7.62 NATO magazines for under $20? How can you miss?

Head to Head: 5.56 NATO vs. 6.8 SPC

Richard Mann compares the 5.56 NATO to the 6.8 SPC to see which cartridge holds the advantage.

American Eagle Fresh Fire Pack 5.56 NATO

Ammunition that's packaged for storage in amounts that make sense? American Eagle's Fresh Fire Packs for 5.56 NATO certainly hit the mark.

.308 Win. vs. 7.62 NATO: What's the Difference?

The .308 Win. and 7.62 NATO are popular calibers among tactical shooters, but what's the difference between the two? Which ones can be safely shot in what guns? Find out the details here.

Choosing 5.56 NATO Ammo for Home-Defense Use

When it comes to picking 5.56 NATO ammo for use in your home-defense AR-15, what are the variables to consider? Our Rifles editor tackles the case.

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