Single Round
5.56x45mm Bullet
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The 5.56x45mm cartridge is a rimless bottlenecked intermediate cartridge. Originally developed for the M16 rifle.
Category Ammunition
Crafting Skill Survival (Advanced)
Grid 2x2
Stack Size 20
Weight 0.01kg
Full Box
5.56x45mm Ammunition Box
5.56x45mm Ammunition Box 01.png
30 rounds of 5.56x45mm ammunition.
Category Ammunition
Grid 2x2
Weight 0.7kg

The 5.56×45mm cartridge family was derived from, but is not identical to, the .223 Remington cartridge designed by Remington Arms in the early 1960s.

Single Rounds

These rounds can be found in military locations around the map in random stack sizes.


The 5.56x45mm Bullet can be used with the M16A4 or with the MK18.
The rounds can be chambered individually, or used with the M16 Magazine


Crafting this ammunition requires an advanced survival skill. 5 rounds are produced each time the recipe is crafted.

Metal Scrap 01.png Metal Scrap 1x
Gun Powder.png Gun Powder 15 Portions
Lead Plate.png Lead Plate 5 Portions
Tool Box.png Tool Box 5 Uses


5.56x45mm Bullet 02.png 5.56x45mm Bullet (30 Round) #SpawnItem Cal_5_56x45mm
5.56x45 Bullet TR.png 5.56x45mm TR Bullet (30 Rounds) #SpawnItem Cal_5_56x45mm_TR
5.56x45 Bullet AP.png 5.56x45mm AP Bullet (30 Rounds) #SpawnItem Cal_5_56x45mm_AP

Full Box

Boxes of 5.56x45mm ammunition can be found in crates and pallets in military areas as well as some civilian residences.


A box of ammunition can be opened by right-clicking the box and choosing "Unpack".

Unpacking a box of ammunition will produce a single piece of paper, one 20 round stack and one 10 round stack of ammunition.


5.56x45mm Ammunition Box 01.png 5.56x45mm Ammunition Box (30 Rounds) #SpawnItem Cal_5_56x45mm_Ammobox

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