Federal American Eagle Full Metal Jacket Boat Tail (FMJ-BT) 55 Grain 223 Remington Ammo - 500 Rounds

Bullet Weight
55 Grain
Casing Type

Out of stock

$0.42 per round


The obvious traits of the .223 Remington cartridge: its high performance, small bullet, relative low cost of materials and decades of proven reliability, make it a challenging cartridge to replace. It has been tried in the almost six decades of its use, and while some cartridges offer better performances the .223 soldiers on thanks to those aforementioned characteristics. Federal’s AE, 55 grain, full metal jacket, boat tailed bullet has a muzzle velocity of 3240 ft per sec with 1282 ft lbs of energy. This is a very popular choice for firearms training and competitive target shooting. The 500 round case is tailor made for range day or simply keeping on hand for impromptu trips to the range or Just in Case calls for civil defense.

It is perhaps difficult to remember that finding quality, reloadable and dependable .223 ammunition was not always so easy. American shooters and sportsmen have endured two noticeable supply problems of popular calibers in less than twenty years resulting in quite a few new companies starting up seeking to fill the demand. Springing up in the market like mushrooms, many of them could not shake the impression of being of questionable quality. Federal’s American Eagle brand is not one of them. Federal has been making ammunition for almost a century and provides target to high performance ammo for the professionals. Reloadable brass cases provide follow up barter to custom handloaders.

Additional information

  • Manufacturer Federal
  • Condition New
  • Bullet Weight 55 Grain
  • Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket Boat Tail (FMJ-BT)
  • Use Type Range Training, Varmint Hunting
  • Casing Type Brass
  • Quantity 500
  • Ammo Caliber 223 Remington
  • Manufacturer SKU AE223JLC
  • Primer Type Boxer
  • Muzzle Velocity 3240
  • Muzzle Energy 1282
  • UPC Barcode 50029465062335
  • Cost Per Round $0.42 per round

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