The .338 Lapua Mag. dates to 1983, when Research Armament Industries, in the U.S., outlined plans for a sniper cartridge driving a 250-grain .338 bullet at 3,000 fps. The sleek FMJ missile would penetrate five layers of body armor at 1,000 meters (1,094 yards).
There have been a number of advancements in bullet design in the modern day. One of the most elegant and effective has been the addition of grooves on a projectile's shanks.
Whether it's a match bullet you're after or something for long-distance hunting, Black Hills Ammunition's new 2015 cartridges could have the answer with four new precision loads looking to be right on target.
Pressure spikes and drops due to temperature have long been a bane of a reloader's existence. However, advancements in propellants have mitigated this variable, in many respects.
A shell's shoulder is sometime overlooked in the reloading process. But if special care is taken when resizing that element of the brass you can be rewarded with much more accurate ammunition and longer shell life.
The EXACTO round has the potential to make military snipers more potent, giving them the ability to change their bullet's trajectory midair.
With the ability to be loaded with an array of projectiles and used for hunting, sport shooting and defense, there might be no other round that has more versatility than the 12-gauge shotshell.
The 5.56x45 NATO (.223 Remington) has been on the rise for more than 50 years. Find out how this intermediate cartridge came to rule the military and civilian roost.
When outfitting a tactical shotgun a couple top considerations are extra ammo and a rail. TacStar appears to have offer solutions to both with one of its newest products.