UTM 5.56mm Target Shooting Ammunition (TSA)

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The UTM 5.56mm Target Shooting Ammunition (TSA) is compatible with the UTM AR-15 Conversions. UTM products are a safe, reliable and accurate alternative to live ammunition- ideal for beginners, recreational and competition shooters. With lower velocities and projectile weight, the UTM Target Shooting Round is designed for complete safety and reliability, bringing target practice with your weapon to a whole new level without the need for a range and free from live fire restrictions.

The UTM Target Shooting Round utilizes the same core technology the U.S. Military, Special Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies have been using in their operational weapons during training for nearly a decade.


  • Plastic projectile weighs 6.9 grains
  • Average velocity of 375 fps at the muzzle
  • Outstanding Short Range Accuracy
  • Noise level at 123db hearing protection not mandatory
  • No Gunpowder primer actuated systems
  • UNIQUE patented, proprietary and exclusive dual primer system and projectile driving band system.
  • The UTM AR-15 Conversion WILL NOT fire standard .223/5.56mm live rounds because of its offset firing pin design
  • Cartridge technology has over a 99% reliability as certified by the U.S. Army's Picatinny Arsenal
  • 30 Rounds per box


  • Average Muzzle Energy: Avg 2.9 Joules/2.2ft/lbs
  • Average Muzzle Velocity: Avg 114m/sec (375fps)
  • Accuracy: 50mm (1.97in) at 25m/27yds (mean radius)
  • Maximum Effective Range for Training: Approximately 50m/55yds
  • Surface Danger Zone (SDZ): 175m (200yds) minimum safe distance
  • Optimum Effective Range for Training: Approx. 30m/32yds & closer

For Use with the AR-15 Conversions

Easily convert your AR-15 style weapon to fire UTM Target Shooting Round in seconds with a Simple Bolt Carrier Group exchange ““ No Gunsmithing. The UTM Target Shooting Round will revolutionize and enhance how you practice and the target shooting industry. Now you have the freedom to target shoot virtually anywhere you want, when you want, practice and improve your skills and proficiency on your terms, and not use a single round of your live ammunition stock. It’s the perfect and safe training solution for off duty police officers, hunter, competition shooters, gun safety instructors or simply someone who enjoys the shooting sports.

The UTM 5.56/.223 Target Shooting Ammunition provides many benefits:

  • Easily convert your AR-15 style weapon to fire UTM 5.56/.223 Target Shooting Ammunition in seconds with a Simple Bolt Carrier Group exchange – No Gunsmithing
  • The converted firearm will not fire live 5.56/.223 – minimizing accident, injury and potentially catastrophic incidents
  • Safely shoot virtually anywhere ““ no range needed
  • Freedom from live fire restrictions
  • Virtually NO firearm fouling
  • Environmentally Friendly!
  • Normal firearm function, recoil and realistic cycling without hearing protection
  • Intended for all responsible gun owners, beginners to advanced
  • Train those new to firearms in safety and shooting fundamentals
  • Replaces dry fire and enhances live fire practice for professional & recreational shooters
  • Improve your skills & proficiency safely with your own firearm: accuracy, trigger & breath control, sight alignment, clearing malfunctions, magazine reloads and more

Data Sheet

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