What was the Number of 5.56 & 7.62 Rounds of Ammunition Purchased by the British Army in 2014?

During the financial year 2013/2014, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) purchased, for use by the British Army:

  • 113 million rounds of 5.56 x 45 mm ammunition; and
  • 19 million rounds of 7.62 x 51 mm ammunition.


FOI 2014/03875 dated 04 August 2014.


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