5.56 NATO loads like this one are highly sought after for their military origin and consistent quality. This ammo is surplus production from the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Missouri; it was produced by Federal, a division of Vista Outdoor and the contract operator of the Lake City facility.
Each cartridge in this bulk priced case of 1,000 fires a 62 grain full metal jacket bullet at 3,020 feet per second. This corresponds to the M855 specification currently in use by the US military.
This ammo uses non-corrosive Boxer primers and mil-spec brass cases with visible annealing marks.