The 5.56x45mm NATO is a rifle cartridge used by many weapons in the SOCOM Game Series.


The 5.56mm round is a light, yet accurate and deadly cartridge from the .223 caliber as the parent case, in SOCOM, this is an effective round to use, high accuracy can make aiming easier with it, and the penetration depends on the part to hit. It's fatal shot is in the head.

Weapons that can use the 5.56mm roundEdit

M16A2 Rifle

Colt M4 Rifle