The 6.5×55 SE cartridge loaded with the 10.1 g (155 gr) Mega soft point hunting projectile

The 6.5×55 SE is one of the most popular all-around ammo in the world for both target shooters and hunters. Lapua’s 6.5×55 SE cartridge is especially popular in the Scandinavian countries, including long-range field shooting disciplines. This round delivers a flatter trajectory and excellent ballistics. It is one of the most commonly used rounds in Scandinavian moose hunting. Practically all rifle manufacturers offer the 6.5×55 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.

6.5×55 Swedish / 10.1 g (155 gr) Mega

Caliber

6.5×55 Swedish

Bullet

Mega

Product no.

4316021

Bullet Code

E471

Bullet type

Soft Point

Bullet weight

10.1 g (155 gr)

Muzzle velocity

780 m/s (2559 fps)

Purpose

Hunting

Twist rate

1-9''

BC G1

0.377

BC G7

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
780 704 633 566
3072 2505 2022 1616
0 26 110 261
Rifle sighted in at 100 m 200 m 300 m 600 m 800 m 1000 m 1200 m 1500 m
100 0 -198 -640
156 GEE 39 -80 -446
Test barrel length [mm]: 740
Imperial chart
0 yd 100 yd 200 yd 300 yd 600 yd 800 yd 1000 yd 1200 yd 1500 yd
2560 2332 2116 1912
2254 1871 1540 1257
0 1 4 8
Rifle sighted in at 100 yd 200 yd 300 yd 600 yd 800 yd 1000 yd 1200 yd 1500 yd
100 0 -5 -17
171 PBR 1.6 -2 -13
Test barrel length [mm]: 29