Delray Beach, Fla. – -(Ammoland.com)- Century Arms, North America’s premier AK manufacturer, has announced the arrival of two new additions to the Red Army Standard ammunition line.
Continuing on with the success of the recently released 7.62×39 FMJ Boat Tail round, Red Army Standard is now offering the same caliber with a Hollow Point Boat Tail as well as bringing back the 5.45×39 FMJ to the line for the AK74 enthusiast.
“We are continuously working on expanding the Red Army Standard Ammunition line to offer a wide variety of desirable calibers and we are very excited to offer these new additions to the consumer market,” said William Sucher the company’s VP of Business Development. “Right now, Red Army Standard Ammunition is imported only in limited quantities as we are focused on maintaining the highest levels of quality while we increase production.”
The new 7.62×39 HPBT (Hollow Point Boat Tail) and 5.45x39mm FMJ (Full Metal Jacket) ammunition are manufactured in Russia in the same factory that produces the recently launched Red Army Standard 7.62×39 FMJBT and .223 Rem FMJBT. This is the first time the 7.62x39mm HPBT will be commercially available for sale in the U.S.A. from this factory as well as the first time that the 5.45×39 FMJ will be available from this same factory in over a year. The 7.62×39 features a 124-grain HPBT bullet with a bimetal jacket and lead core, non-corrosive primers, and a lacquered steel case for smooth feeding and extraction and improved long-term storage properties. The 545×39 FMJ features a 59-grain FMJ bullet with a sealed non-corrosive primer and sealed neck.
The Red Army Standard line continues to provide high quality and consistently accurate ammunition at an affordable price point for the sportsman and AK enthusiast. The 7.62 x 39 HPBT comes packed in 20 round boxes and 1,000 round cases with an MSRP of $4.99 per box and $249.99 per case. The 5.45 x 39 FMJ loading comes packed in 20 round boxes and 1,000 rounds per case with an MSRP of $5.49 per box and $274.99.
For more information on Red Army Standard ammunition and Century Arms complete product line, visit www.CenturyArms.com.
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About Century Arms
Born over 50 years ago with its roots in the surplus business, Century Arms has an extensive history of providing unique and affordable products to the American Collector, Hunter, and Target Shooter. That tradition is carried on today, with a state of the art manufacturing facility located in the U.S.A, as the company continues to offer unique, innovative, and quality products to the U.S. Consumer and U.S. Government.