5.7x28mm

NATO cartridges

5.7x28mm : the new NATO caliber for pistols and submachine guns

FN Herstal developed the 5.7x28mm NATO cartridges for Defense and Security missions.

Ammunition types

• SS190 (Ball), also available with environment-friendly primer
• L191 (Tracer)
• Sb193 (Subsonic)
• SS192 (Soft) , also available with environment-friendly primer
• FR199 (Frangible), only available with environment-friendly primer
• Blank

Uses

• FN P90® submachine gun
• FN Five-seveN® Tactical Mk2 handgun

Key benefits

  • Flat trajectory

  • Penetrates soft body armor and helmet up to 200m

  • Greater incapacitation effect than 9mm

  • Does not go through a 40cm gelatine block

  • Rapidly loses energy at over 200m

  • Caliber standardized by NATO