.223 Remington loaded with the 4.5 g (69 gr) Scenar-L Open Tip Match projectile

The .223 Rem. 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 yards and practical matches, Lapua offers the perfect .223 Rem. cartridge loaded with the Scenar-L projectile, Lapua’s famous Open Tip Match bullet, perfect for the competitive shooter looking for that extra edge.

.223 Rem. / 4.5 g (69 gr) Scenar-L

Caliber

.223 Rem.

Bullet

Scenar-L

Product no.

4315015

Bullet Code

GB544

Bullet type

Open Tip Match

Bullet weight

4.5 g (69 gr)

Muzzle velocity

830 m/s (2723 fps)

Purpose

Tactical, Target

Twist rate

1-9''

BC G1

0.341

BC G7

0.171

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)
Metric chart
0 m 100 m 200 m 300 m 600 m 800 m 1000 m 1200 m 1500 m
830 744 663 588 392
1550 1244 989 777 345
0 26 112 266 1288
Rifle sighted in at 100 m 200 m 300 m 600 m 800 m 1000 m 1200 m 1500 m
100 0 -138 -501 -3665
300 167 196 0 -2663
600 611 1083 1332 0
Test barrel length [mm]: 510
Imperial chart
0 yd 100 yd 200 yd 300 yd 600 yd 800 yd 1000 yd 1200 yd 1500 yd
2723 2463 2219 1990 1385
1143 935 759 611 296
0 1 4 9 41
Rifle sighted in at 100 yd 200 yd 300 yd 600 yd 800 yd 1000 yd 1200 yd 1500 yd
100 0 -4 -15 -112
300 5 6 0 -81
600 19 33 41 0
Test barrel length [mm]: 20