Passion for Precision

7.62x53R

CF
7.62x53R


Distance:
Mid-Range, Long Range

Recommended for:
Large Game, Practice

The Finnish rifle ammo legend – 7.62x53R

The 7.62x53R cartridge is a legendary rifle cartridge originating in Finland. It has become known as a popular all-around hunting cartridge in the Nordic countries and it has also proven extremely successful in long range sport shooting. Lapua has manufactured 7.62x53R cartridges for almost a century, and the round is well known for its ultimate quality and consistent performance.

The 7.62x53R cartridge comes factory loaded with two different bullets:

See product chart below for factory loaded cartridge selection.


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.
4317503
Weight
8.0 g123 gr
Code
S374
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
895 2935 782 2594 674 2268 571 1955 100 100 0 0 -121 -4 -460 -14
3204 2361 2444 1845 1815 1410 1302 1048 300 300 153 6 185 8 0 0
0 0 30 1 132 4 326 10 173 GEE 189 PBR 40 1.5 -41 -1 -339 -9
Test barrel length [mm][in]: 61024
 
Mega
 
Prod. no.
4317502
Weight
12.0 g185 gr
Code
E415
Mega
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
765 2510 677 2245 595 1996 519 1765 100 100 0 0 -174 -5 -827 -19
3508 2588 2747 2071 2122 1637 1617 1280 151 GEE 165 PBR 39 1.6 -78 -2 -448 -15
0 0 32 1 137 4 329 11
Test barrel length [mm][in]: 61024
 
FMJ
 
 
Prod. no.
4317503
Weight
8.0 g123 gr
Code
S374
FMJ
Open
Mega
 
Prod. no.
4317502
Weight
12.0 g185 gr
Code
E415
Mega
Open