vld at 2800 fps, from a 24" barrel, and it's still got 1750 fps left at 700 yds. Starts with 1550 ft lbs, and has 600 ft lbs left out there. Bounce right off of your chest, right, garnad, u fucking moron. 1300 fps left at 1000 yds, dumbass. 350 ft lbs left. 223 CAN hit as hard at 1000 yds as a .45 ball rd hits at 3 yds.