Hornady 81265: 5.56 NATO 70gr TAP Barrier, 20/Box

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TAP® Barrier™ turns cover into concealment. The 5.56 NATO 70 gr Barrier™ round is a fantastic option for tactical situations that require deep penetration and terminal performance after contact with any FBI established urban barriers. The bullet is constructed entirely from a tough copper alloy that will deliver high weight retention and deep penetration. This bullet is well suited for guns with faster twist rates and is extremely reliable for patrol carbine use or any other situation that may involve vehicles or barricades.

NOTE: NOT for use in 223 REM chambered guns.
NOTE: Maximum penetration - Not for use where over-penetration is a concern.

Bullet Specs:

  • Ballistic Coefficient: .350
  • Sectional Density: .199
  • Bullet Length: 1.050"
  • Recommended Rifling Twist Rate: 1:7"
  • Characteristics: Hollow point, Copper alloy


  • 5.56 NATO
  • Manufacturer's Name (Hornady) and Caliber Designation (5.56 NATO) imprinted on case head
  • Match Grade Brass Composite

Powder & Primer:

  • Powder: Temperature stable with flash retardant, Increased powder charge to NATO specifications and pressure peak
  • Primer: Staked primer pocket, Sealed primer, Small rifle primer

*Intended for LE and Military Use Only*



  • 5
    Great ammo

    Posted by K on Nov 20th 2022

    Great ammo, no dents or dings on the casings

  • 5
    Great Job Mile High

    Posted by John M Henderson on Feb 16th 2017

    Thanks Mile High for a great customer experience. Shipping response time was excellent. The 70gr gmx from Hornady is a quality round and will work well in hunting or tactical applications. It is also a truly hard to find item. Thanks again for stocking it.