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223 Remington Factory Ammunition Ballistics:

Winchester, 223 Remington Ammunition Short Range Ballistics Chart:
Winchester
Bullet
Type:
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. Lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
200 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
Ballistic Silvertip 35 .201 3,800 1,110 0 - 1.8" - 4.4"
Varmint X 40 .200 3,700 1,216 0 - 2.0" - 4.7"
Hollow Point 45 .185 3,600 1,295 0 - 2.3" - 5.4"
Ballistic Silvertip 50 .238 3,410 1,291 0 - 2.4" - 5.5"
Ballistic Silvertip 55 .267 3,240 1,282 0 - 2.8" - 6.1"
Full Metal Jacket 55 .255 3,240 1,282 0 - 2.8" - 6.2"
Pointed Soft Point 55 .197 3,240 1,282 0 - 3.2" - 7.1"
Varmint X 55 .255 3,240 1,282 0 - 2.8" - 6.2"
PDX1 Defender 60 .208 2,750 1,007 0 - 5.0" - 10.7"
Full Metal Jacket 62 .283 3,100 1,323 0 - 3.1" - 6.7"
Power Core 64 .247 3,020 1,296 0 - 3.5" - 7.6"
Power Max 64 .231 3,020 1,296 0 - 3.6" - 7.9"
Power Point 64 .257 3,020 1,296 0 - 3.5" - 7.5"
Razorback 64 .247 3,020 1,296 0 - 3.5" - 7.6"
Match 69 .297 3,060 1,435 0 - 3.2" - 6.9"
PDX1 Defender 77 .319 2,500 1,068 0 - 5.5" - 11.4"

Hornady Factory Ammunition Ballistics:
223 Rem., Superformance, 35 Grain NTX Bullet:
4,000 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,243 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.

223 Rem. Ballistics:
Rifle Barrel Length: 24 Inches.
Ammuntion: Hornady, 223 Rem., Superformance, 35 Grain NTX Bullet.
Bullet Diameter: .224 Inch.
Bullet Weight: 35 Grains.
Bullet Ballistic Coeffecient: .177.
Note: FPS. = Feet Per Second, FT. LBS. = Foot Pounds & IN. = Inches.
Range
Muzzle
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
4,000
3,354
2,795
2,299
1,858
1,479
FPS.
Bullet Energy:
1,243
874
607
411
268
170
FT. LBS.
Bullet Trajectory:
- 1.5"
+ .8"
0"
- 5.3"
- 17.3"
- 39.6"
IN.
223 Rem., 40 Grain V-Max Bullet:
3,800 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,282 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.
223 Rem. Ballistics:
Rifle Barrel Length: 24 Inches.
Ammuntion: Hornady, 223 Rem., 40 Grain V-Max Bullet.
Bullet Diameter: .224 Inch.
Bullet Weight: 40 Grains.
Bullet Ballistic Coeffecient: .200.
Note: FPS. = Feet Per Second, FT. LBS. = Foot Pounds & IN. = Inches.
Range
Muzzle
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
3,800
3,249
2,762
2,324
1,928
1,578
FPS.
Bullet Energy:
1,282
937
677
479
330
221
FT. LBS.
Bullet Trajectory:
- 1.5"
+ .9"
0"
- 5.5"
- 17.6"
- 39.1"
IN.
223 Rem., Superformance, 53 Grain V-Max Bullet:
3,465 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,413 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.
223 Rem. Ballistics:
Rifle Barrel Length: 24 Inches.
Ammuntion: Hornady, 223 Rem., Superformance, 53 Grain V-Max Bullet.
Bullet Diameter: .224 Inch.
Bullet Weight: 53 Grains.
Bullet Ballistic Coeffecient: .290.
Note: FPS. = Feet Per Second, FT. LBS. = Foot Pounds & IN. = Inches.
Range
Muzzle
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
3,465
3,106
2,775
2,468
2,180
1,913
FPS.
Bullet Energy:
1,413
1,135
906
716
559
431
FT. LBS.
Bullet Trajectory:
- 1.5"
+ 1.10"
0"
- 5.6"
- 16.9"
- 35.6"
IN.
223 Rem., Steel Match, 55 Grain Hollow Point Bullet:
3,240 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,282 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.
223 Rem., TAP FPD, 55 Grain Bullet:
3,240 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,282 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.
223 Rem., 55 Grain V-Max Bullet:
3,240 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,282 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.
223 Rem., 5% Grain V-Max Moly Bullet:
3,240 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,282 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.
223 Rem., 53 Grain Z-Max Bullet:
3,240 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,282 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.
223 Rem., Superformance, 55 Grain GMX Bullet:
3,275 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,310 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.
223 Rem., Superformance, Match, 75 Grain Boat Tail Hollow Point Bullet:
2,930 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,429 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.
223 Rem., Match, 75 Grain Bullet:
2,790 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,296 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.
223 Rem., Steel Match, 75 Grain Bullet:
2,790 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,296 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.
223 Rem., TAP FPD, 75 Grain Bullet:
2,790 Feet Per Second Muzzle Velocity, 1,296 Foot Pounds Muzzle Energy.

.223 Remington Trajectory and Energy Charts:
 Remingtons 55 Grain 223 Remington HPPT Factory Ammunition:
 This is a down range bullet trajectory chart for the 223 Remington cartridge with the scope mounted 1.5 inches above the bore center line.
Bullet diameter .224".
Bullet weight 55 grains.
Bullet ballistic coeffecient .209.
Bullet muzzle velocity 3,240 feet per second.
Bullet muzzle energy 1,282 foot pounds.
Range
50 yds.
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Drop
+ .5"
+ 1.5"
0
- 7.9"
- 24.8"
- 55.0"
Inches
 This is a down range bullet energy chart for the above 223 Remington cartridge and its effective energy range for the following game animals.
Varmint and Predator Size Game: such as Bobcat, Cougar & Coyote.
Range
50 yds.
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Energy
1,100
940
677
475
325
221
Ft. Lbs.
Varmint
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+
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The .223 Remington Is An Excellent Cartridge For Varmint Hunting!











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