Passion for Precision

6.5x55 SE


Mid-Range, Long Range

Recommended for:
Medium Game, Match, Practice

Accurate and versatile - the 6.5x55 SE cartridge

The 6.5x55 SE is one of the most popular all-around ammo in the world for both target shooters and hunters. Lapua’s 6.5x55 SE cartridge is especially popular in the Scandinavian countries, including long-range field shooting disciplines. This round delivers a flatter trajectory and excellent ballistics. Though traditionally most used at longer ranges, the 6.5x55 SE cartridge is today extremely popular in competitions from 100 to 800 meters. It is one of the most commonly used rounds in Scandinavian moose hunting. Practically all rifle manufacturers offer the 6.5x55 SE, and the current bullet technology and selection make it a great universal choice for all types of Scandinavian hunting possibilities from grouse to moose.

The 6.5x55 SE cartridge comes factory loaded with five different bullets:

Trajectory and velocity charts for factory-loaded cartridges below.


Velocity & trajectory

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