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5.7x28mm NATO Cartridges by FN Herstal

Companies & Organizations:

Belgium

FN Herstal SA
Voie de Liege 33
B-4040 Herstal


FN Herstal developed the 5.7 x 28mm NATO cartridges for defense and security missions.

 

Ammunition types

 

• SS190 (Ball)

• L191 (Tracer)

• Sb193 (Subsonic)

• SS192 (Soft)

• FR199 (Frangible)

• Blank

 

Uses

 

• FN P90® submachine gun 

• FN Five-seveN® Tactical Mk2 handgun

 

KEY BENEFITS

 

Very high hit probability

Penetration of soft body armor (up to NIJ level IIIA)

High probability of incapacitation

No over-penetration, reduced risks of ricochets or collateral damage

Low recoil

Caliber designed by FN Herstal

Standardization process of the 5.7 caliber supported by NATO

 

TECHNICAL DATA

 

5.7x28mm     SS190            L191              Sb193                        SS192            FR199               Blank

                       Ball                Tracer           Subsonic                      Soft             Frangible

 

Projectile       ~ 2 g                ~ 2 g              ~ 3.9 g                     ~ 1.8 g            ~ 2.3 g                 N/A

weight           ~ 31.2 gr         ~ 31.2 gr        ~ 60.2 gr                   ~ 27.8 gr        ~ 35.5 gr

          

Perforation

CRISAT           > 150m          > 150m             No                             No                   No                   N/A

target

 

Muzzle

velocity            ~ 715m/s       ~ 715m/s     ~ 300m/s                    ~ 725m/s         ~ 630m/s          N/A

with

FN® P90      

 

Muzzle

velocity           ~ 615m/s        ~ 615m/s     ~ 300m/s                   ~ 640m/s          ~ 515m/s         N/A

with FN®

Five-seveN Mk2       

 

Available

with green              Yes              Yes                  No                         Yes                    Yes               No

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Defense Products & Services: 5.7x28mm NATO Cartridges by FN Herstal
Companies & Organizations: 
Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, pistol / revolver | Ammunition, small arms
Country: Belgium
Description: 5.7x28mm NATO Cartridges
Source of Information: FN Herstal SA