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Posted: 9/1/2023 9:52:26 AM EST
14' LC headstamp

Copper is crimped at the base. Projectile is lathe turned, likely tungsten or stainless. I believe it to be super cavitating ammo IE underwater stuff

Link Posted: 9/1/2023 9:55:42 AM EST
In for details. Looks neat.
Link Posted: 9/1/2023 10:12:06 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/1/2023 4:01:10 PM EST
I'll try to get you an answer from the folks at the International Ammunition Association.

Looks copper and aluminum. Tungsten is not going to be lathe-turned IMHO.

Any more info available? When and where did it come from? Do you have a box for it with any markings? Multiples, or is this a one-off?
Link Posted: 9/1/2023 4:07:27 PM EST
Super cavitating  ammo.

If that's not it, it looks like high speed light weight projectile meant for being relatively frangible like some of the Lehigh defense stuff.
Link Posted: 9/1/2023 9:34:56 PM EST
Per the IAA, this looks like South Korean "MEA" Multi Environment Ammunition. Trying to combine in-air and in-water performance. Some have tungsten (likely an alloy) cores and supercavitating design. One name associated with it is "Duretek".

Not sure if still experimental, or a gimmick vs. legit offering.
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