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Red Army Standard Ammunition
Red Army Standard Ammunition
TypePrivate
IndustryFirearms
FoundedJune 18, 2012; 8 years ago (2012-06-18)[1]
Headquarters,
Area served
United States
ProductsAmmunition Cartridges
ServicesAmmunition Supplier
ParentCentury International Arms CenturyArms.com
WebsiteRedArmyStandard.com

Red Army Standard Ammunition is a trademark associated with Century International Arms (CIA), an arms and ammunition corporation in Delray Beach, Florida, United States.[2] The official spelling of the brand's name is faux Cyrillic, written as R?D ?RMY STA?DARD.[3][4] The company supplies various sizes of cartridges for designs of firearms, such as the AKM and AK-47 rifles and the Makarov PM pistol, originating from Russia and former Soviet (Eastern Bloc) countries. Cartridges are made in various countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Poland. One manufacturer of RAS cartridges is Lugansk Cartridge Works, in Lugansk, Ukraine and its headstamp code is the letters "LU". Another factory is the IGMAN d.d. Konjic cartridge plant in the city of Konjic, in Igman, Bosnia and Herzegovina and its newer headstamp is the letters "IK", while the older headstamp consists of the Cyrillic letters "??".

Ammunition products

Technical details

Known ballistics of R.A.S. ammunition products are below. Some figures are calculated from inputs of other figures such as the energy measured in foot-pounds (ft-lbf).[11] OAL stands for Overall Length.

Data for a Red Army Standard 9×18mm Makarov cartridge, labeled as 94 grain FMJ:

Head stamp Cartridge case Bullet (grains) Bullet structure Magnetic case Magnetic bullet OAL (inches) Velocity (fps) Velocity Average (fps) Energy (ft-lbf)
Red Army LU 9×18mm Makarov polymer coated steel, with red sealant 93.7-94.5 lead core bi-metal jacketed (copper clad steel), concave exposed lead base Yes Yes 0.972-0.980 1007-1070 1036 211-240

Data for a Red Army Standard 7.62×39mm cartridge with a steel case, labeled as 123 grain FMJ:[12]

Head stamp Cartridge case Bullet (grains) Bullet structure Magnetic case Magnetic bullet OAL (inches) Velocity (fps) Velocity Average (fps) Energy (ft-lbf)
7.62×39 LU Red Army Standard lacquer coated steel, with green sealant 123 lead core bi-metal jacketed, copper clad steel Yes Yes 1.674 2311-2316 2309 1456

Data for a Red Army Standard 7.62×39mm ELITE cartridge with a brass case and copper-lead bullet, labeled as 123 grain FMJ ELITE:[13]

Head stamp Cartridge case Bullet (grains) Bullet structure Magnetic case Magnetic bullet OAL (inches) Velocity (fps) Velocity Average (fps) Energy (ft-lbf)
7.62×39 IK Red Army Standard brass, with red sealant 123 lead core, copper jacketed No No Unknown 2260-2324 2287 1428

Data for a Red Army Standard 5.45×39mm cartridge with a steel case, labeled as 69 grain FMJ:[14]

Head stamp Cartridge case Bullet (grains) Bullet structure Magnetic case Magnetic bullet OAL (inches) Velocity (fps) Velocity Average (fps) Energy (ft-lbf)
5.45×39 LU Red Army Standard polymer coated steel, with green sealant 69 lead core bi-metal jacketed, copper clad steel Yes Yes unknown 2655-2689 2664 1087

Data for a Red Army Standard 7.62×25mm Tokarev cartridge with a steel case, labeled as 86 grain FMJ: [15][16]

Head stamp Cartridge case Bullet (grains) Bullet structure Magnetic case Magnetic Bullet OAL (inches) Velocity (fps) Velocity Average (fps) Energy (ft-lbf)
7.62×25 14S RAS lacquer coated steel, with red sealant 86 lead core, bi-metal jacketed, copper clad steel Yes Yes 1.37 1,590 1279-1329 483

See also

References

  1. ^ "RedArmyStandard.com WHOIS, DNS, & Domain Info - DomainTools". WHOIS. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Red Army Standard Website - About page". Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ TacticalTechTV (18 March 2013). "Century Arms Ammunition on Tactical Tech TV" (video). Youtube. TacticalTechTV. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ 762x51n8o (13 June 2013). "Century Arms: Red Army Standard Ammo" (video). Youtube. 762x51n8o. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ "o 7.62 x 25 TOKAREV o". Red Army Standard Ammunition. Century International Arms. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ Century International Arms. "Red Army Standard, 9mm MAKAROV". Retrieved 2014.
  7. ^ "o9mm MAKAROVo". Red Army Standard. Century International Arms. p. 1. Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ North Bender (21 January 2016). "9x18 Ammunition Data, Red Army Standard Elite 93-gr FMJ". Gunboards Forums. The Mosin Nagant Company. Retrieved 2016.
  9. ^ "7.62x39 Red Army Standard 123gr HP Ammo, 180rd Range Pack". J&G Sales. p. 5-1998b. Retrieved 2014.
  10. ^ SGAmmo (May 2014). "1080 round case - 7.62x39 - Copper Non-Magnetic FMJ - Brass Case - Red Army Standard Elite M67 Style Ammo made in Bosnia by Igman - AM1930B". Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA. Retrieved 2014.
  11. ^ "Foot Pounds Energy (calculator)". Beartooth's Bullets, Ballistician's Corner. Retrieved 2014.
  12. ^ Mrgunsngear Channel (24 August 2013). "Red Army Standard 7.62x39 123gr FMJ Ballistics Gel Test & Review (HD)" (Video). Youtube. Retrieved 2014.
  13. ^ Mrgunsngear (14 June 2014). "Red Army Standard Elite 7.62x39 123gr FMJ Ballistics Gel Test and Review" (Video). Mrgunsngear Channel. Youtube. Retrieved 2014.
  14. ^ Mrgunsngear Channel (17 Dec 2013). "Red Army Standard 5.45x39 69gr Ballistics Gel Test (HD)" (video). Youtube. Retrieved 2014.
  15. ^ "150 rounds Red Army Standard 7.62x25mm Tokarev 86 Grain FMJ Ammunition" (text). Sportsmans Guide. Retrieved 2015.
  16. ^ Red Army Standard (11 September 2015). "TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS, 7.62x25mm Tokarev" (Photo Image). Facebook. Red Army Standard. Retrieved 2015.

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