The AR15.Com Ammo Oracle

History and Basic Design of .223 and 5.56 Ammunition.

Performance of .223 and 5.56 Ammunition.

Terminal Performance of .223 and 5.56 Ammunition.

.223 and 5.56 Ammunition Testing

Selection of .223 and 5.56 Ammunition.

Ammunition recommendations from the authors of the Ammo-Oracle.

Purchase and Storage of .223 and 5.56 Ammunition.

Legal questions.

Miscellaneous .223, 5.56 and Other Ammunition Questions.

Ammo Oracle

Q. So what should I be paying for ammo?

Due to the rapidly changing prices for ammo, the recommendations are probably outdated by the time you read this. There are several references for what the best current ammo prices on the market are. One is at, maintained by Arfcom member squeky, and another in the ammo forum maintained by Arfcom user brillo.