Passion for Precision

.223 Remington

CF
.223 Remington


Distance:
Short Range

Recommended for:
Small Game, Match, Practice

.223 Remington – the popular all-rounder caliber

What is more fun to shoot than .223 Rem.? It is one of the most popular centerfire rifle cartridges in the world and the use of it varies from military to sport shooting and hunting. It is today one of the most common rifle rounds in use in the U.S., especially among varmint hunters and 3-gun sport shooters.

Practically all rifle manufacturers chamber rifles for this caliber for a wide range of different purposes. This caliber offers tremendous versatility, thanks to a very wide selection of bullet types and weights. For targets beyond 600 m, practical matches, varmint or small game, Lapua offers the perfect .223 Rem. cartridge.

The .223 Rem. comes factory loaded with three different bullets:

Trajectory and velocity charts for factory-loaded cartridges below.


Velocity & trajectory

Units:Metric Metric   Imperial Imperial

 
 Sport
 
 Hunting
 
 Tactical
Velocity [m/s][fps]
Energy [J][ft.-lbs.]
Crosswind drift [mm]Crosswind drift [in] (sidewind 4 m/s)(sidewind 13 fps)
Trajectory [mm][inch]
Impact point above or below line of sight (Scope 40 mm above bore line)Impact point above or below line of sight (Scope 1.6 in above bore line)
     
FMJ
 
 
 
Prod. no.
4315040
Weight
3.6 g55 gr
Code
S538
FMJ
myd 100 myd 200 myd 300 myd 600 myd 800 myd 1000 myd 1200 myd 1500 myd Rifle sighted in at 100 myd 200 myd 300 myd 600 myd 800 myd 1000 myd 1200 myd 1500 myd
955 3133 828 2736 707 2358 594 2003 100 100 0 0 -106 -3 -415 -12
1624 1211 1234 923 900 686 636 495 300 300 138 4 171 5 0 0
0 0 32 1 140 4 345 11 176 GEE 192 PBR 40 1.4 -33 0 -305 -8
Test barrel length [mm][in]: 66026
 
Scenar
 
 
Prod. no.
4315011
Weight
4.5 g69 gr
Code
GB541
Scenar
myd 100 myd 200 myd 300 myd 600 myd 800 myd 1000 myd 1200 myd 1500 myd Rifle sighted in at 100 myd 200 myd 300 myd 600 myd 800 myd 1000 myd 1200 myd 1500 myd
850 2789 762 2525 680 2277 604 2044 405 1430 100 100 0 0 -129 -4 -469 -14 -3445 -105
1626 1199 1307 983 1042 800 821 644 369 315 300 300 156 5 184 6 0 0 -2506 -76
0 0 26 1 108 4 258 8 1251 39 600 600 574 18 1020 31 1253 38 0 0
Test barrel length [mm][in]: 51020
 
Scenar-L
 
 
Prod. no.
4315015
Weight
4.5 g69 gr
Code
GB544
Scenar-L
myd 100 myd 200 myd 300 myd 600 myd 800 myd 1000 myd 1200 myd 1500 myd Rifle sighted in at 100 myd 200 myd 300 myd 600 myd 800 myd 1000 myd 1200 myd 1500 myd
830 2723 744 2463 663 2219 588 1990 392 1385 100 100 0 0 -138 -4 -501 -15 -3665 -112
1550 1143 1244 935 989 759 777 611 345 296 300 300 167 5 196 6 0 0 -2663 -81
0 0 26 1 112 4 266 9 1288 41 600 600 611 19 1083 33 1332 41 0 0
Test barrel length [mm][in]: 51020
 
FMJ
 
 
 
Prod. no.
4315040
Weight
3.6 g55 gr
Code
S538
FMJ
Open
Scenar
 
 
Prod. no.
4315011
Weight
4.5 g69 gr
Code
GB541
Scenar
Open
Scenar-L
 
 
Prod. no.
4315015
Weight
4.5 g69 gr
Code
GB544
Scenar-L
Open