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Centerfire Rifle Cartridges / Ballistics:
 The below rifle cartridge ballistics table will give true caliber and diameter of rifle cartridge bullet,
.17", .20", .22", .24", .25", .26", .27", .28", .30", .31", .32", .33", .35", .37", .41", .43", .45", .51",
bullet weight measured in grains, bullet ballistic coefficient, bullet velocity measured in feet per second,
bullet energy measured in foot pounds and bullet trajectory measured in inches for the more popular and new
introduced centerfire rifle cartridges, factory ammunition ballistics.
This table gives a good reliable comparison of centerfire rifle cartridge ballistics.
Rifle Ballistics Table Compiled By: Kim Lockhart, Copyright.
Centerfire Rifle Ballistics
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
100 Yds.
Velocity
Fps.
200 Yds.
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
100 Yds.
Energy
Ft. lbs.
200 Yds.
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
150 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
200 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
.17" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .172" / 4.3mm:
17 Hornet 20 .185 3,650 3,077 2,574 592 420 294 0 - 0.6" - 2.2" - 5.2"
17 Remington Fireball 20 .185 4,000 3,379 2,841 710 507 358 0 - 0.3" - 1.6" - 3.9"
17 Remington 25 .185 4,250 3,594 3,029 802 717 509 0 - 0.2" - 1.2" - 3.2"
.20" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .204" / 5.18mm:
204 Ruger 32 .210 4,225 3,645 3,137 1,268 944 699 0 - 0.2" - 1.2" - 3.0"
.22" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .222" - .224" / 5.6mm:
218 Bee 46 .130 2,760 2,104 1,555 778 452 247 0 - 2.0" - 6.6" - 14.9"
22 Hornet 35 .109 3,100 2,272 1,593 747 401 197 0 - 1.6" - 5.6" - 13.0"
221 Remington Fireball 50 .238 2,995 2,605 2,248 995 754 561 0 - 1.1" - 3.7" - 8.0"
222 Remington 50 .242 3,140 2,744 2,382 1,094 836 630 0 - 0.9" - 3.2" - 6.9"
5.56x45mm NATO 55 .270 3,130 2,774 2,446 1,196 940 731 0 - 0.9" - 3.0" - 6.7"
223 Remington 50 .242 3,410 2,989 2,607 1,291 992 754 0 - 0.7" - 2.4" - 5.5"
225 Winchester 55 .208 3,570 3,066 2,617 1,556 1,148 836 0 - 0.6" - 2.2" - 5.2"
224 Weatherby Magnum 55 .235 3,650 3,192 2,781 1,627 1,241 944 0 - 0.5" - 1.9" - 4.5"
22-250 Remington 50 .242 3,800 3,339 2,925 1,603 1,238 950 0 - 0.4" - 1.6" - 3.9"
220 Swift 50 .200 3,870 3,310 2,817 1,663 1,216 881 0 - 0.4" - 1.7" - 4.1"
223 Winchester Super Short Magnum 55 .233 3,850 3,367 2,935 1,810 1,384 1,052 0 - 0.4" - 1.6" - 3.8"
.24" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .243" / 6.1mm:
243 Winchester 95 .411 3,100 2,865 2,642 2,027 1,731 1,472 0 - 0.8" - 2.7" - 5.9"
243 Winchester Super Short Magnum 95 .411 3,150 2,912 2,687 2,093 1,789 1,523 0 - 0.8" - 2.6" - 5.7"
6mm Remington 100 .356 3,100 2,829 2,515 2,133 1,777 1,472 0 - 0.8" - 2.9" - 6.2"
240 Weatherby Magnum 100 .381 3,406 3,134 2,879 2,576 2,181 1,840 0 - 0.6" - 2.1" - 4.6"
.25" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .257" / 6.5mm:
250 Savage 120 .344 2,720 2,463 2,220 1,971 1,616 1,313 0 - 1.3" - 4.2" - 8.9"
257 Roberts 120 .344 2,780 2,519 2,274 2,059 1,691 1,377 0 - 1.2" - 4.0" - 8.4"
25-06 Remington 120 .344 2,990 2,717 2,461 2,382 1,967 1,613 0 - 1.0" - 3.2" - 6.9"
25 Winchester Super Short Magnum 120 .344 2,990 2,717 2,461 2,382 1,967 1,613 0 - 1.0" - 3.2" - 6.9"
257 Weatherby Magnum 120 .391 3,305 3,012 2,738 2,910 2,417 1,997 0 - 0.6" - 2.3" - 5.0"
.26" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .263" - .264" / 6.7mm:
6.5x55mm Mauser 140 .435 2,550 2,353 2,165 2,021 1,721 1,457 0 - 1.5" - 4.8" - 9.9"
260 Remington 140 .435 2,750 2,544 2,348 2,351 2,012 1,713 0 - 1.2" - 3.9" - 8.1"
6.5mm Remington Magnum 120 .323 3,210 2,905 2,621 2,745 2,249 1,830 0 - 0.7" - 2.6" - 5.8"
264 Winchester Magnum 120 .323 3,250 3,031 2,823 2,814 2,447 2,127 0 - 0.6" - 2.3" - 5.0"
.27" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .277" / 7.0mm:
6.8 Remington SPC 120 .400 2,460 2,250 2,051 1,612 1,349 1,121 0 - 1.7" - 5.4" - 11.1"
270 Winchester 140 .472 2,950 2,751 2,561 2,705 2,353 2,039 0 - 0.9" - 3.1" - 6.6"
270 Winchester Short Magnum 140 .472 3,200 2,989 2,789 3,184 2,778 2,418 0 - 0.7" - 2.4" - 5.2"
270 Weatherby Magnum 140 .496 3,320 3,114 2,917 3,427 3,014 2,646 0 - 0.6" - 2.1" - 4.6"
.28" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .284" / 7.2mm:
7x57mm Mauser 140 .390 2,660 2,435 2,222 2,199 1,844 1,535 0 - 1.4" - 4.4" - 9.1"
7mm-08 Remington 140 .390 2,860 2,625 2,403 2,543 2,143 1,795 0 - 1.1" - 3.6" - 7.5"
280 Remington 140 .390 3,000 2,758 2,529 2,798 2,364 1,988 0 - 0.9" - 3.1" - 6.6"
7mm Remington SAUM 140 .409 3,175 2,934 2,707 3,134 2,677 2,278 0 - 0.7" - 2.5" - 5.6"
7mm Remington Magnum 140 .409 3,175 2,934 2,707 3,134 2,677 2,278 0 - 0.7" - 2.5" - 5.6"
7mm Winchester Short Magnum 140 .460 3,225 3,008 2,802 3,233 2,812 2,440 0 - 0.7" - 2.3" - 5.2"
7mm Weatherby Magnum 140 .477 3,250 3,039 2,839 3,284 2,871 2,505 0 - 0.6" - 2.3" - 5.0"
7mm Remington Ultra Magnum 140 .409 3,425 3,170 2,930 3,646 3,123 2,668 0 - 0.5" - 2.0" - 4.4"
.30" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .308" / 7.8mm:
30 Carbine 110 .178 2,000 1,601 1,279 977 626 399 0 - 4.0" - 12.3" - 25.9"
300 Whisper 110 .290 2,375 2,094 1,834 1,377 1,071 821 0 - 2.1" - 6.5" - 13.4"
7.62x39mm Russian 123 .295 2,350 2,075 1,821 1,508 1,176 905 0 - 2.2" - 6.6" - 13.7"
30 Remington AR 125 .267 2,880 2,540 2,224 2,302 1,790 1,373 0 - 1.2" - 3.9" - 8.4"
7.62x51mm NATO 147 .415 2,800 2,582 2,375 2,559 2,176 1,840 0 - 1.2" - 3.7" - 7.8"
30-30 Winchester 150 .193 2,390 1,974 1,608 1,902 1,298 861 0 - 2.4" - 7.6" - 16.1"
300 Savage 150 .314 2,630 2,354 2,096 2,304 1,846 1,463 0 - 1.5" - 4.8" - 10.1"
308 Marlin Express 150 .193 2,725 2,276 1,873 2,473 1,725 1,168 0 - 1.6" - 5.3" - 11.5"
308 Winchester 150 .314 2,820 2,533 2,264 2,649 2,137 1,707 0 - 1.2" - 3.9" - 8.4"
30-06 Springfield 150 .314 2,910 2,617 2,343 2,820 2,281 1,828 0 - 1.1" - 3.6" - 7.7"
30 Thompson Center 150 .415 2,920 2,696 2,483 2,840 2,421 2,054 0 - 1.0" - 3.3" - 7.0"
300 Remington SAUM 150 .346 3,110 2,831 2,570 3,221 2,670 2,199 0 - 0.8" - 2.9" - 6.2"
300 Ruger Compact Magnum 150 .410 3,265 3,020 2,789 3,550 3,037 2,590 0 - 0.7" - 2.3" - 5.1"
300 Winchester Magnum 150 .294 3,290 2,950 2,636 3,605 2,898 2,314 0 - 0.7" - 2.5" - 5.6"
300 Winchester Short Magnum 150 .294 3,320 2,978 2,661 3,671 2,953 2,359 0 - 0.7" - 2.4" - 5.4"
300 Remington Ultra Magnum 150 .435 3,450 3,208 2,980 3,964 3,428 2,958 0 - 0.5" - 1.9" - 4.3"
300 Weatherby Magnum 150 .387 3,540 3,263 3,005 4,174 3,547 3,007 0 - 0.5" - 1.8" - 4.1"
7.62x54mm Russian 174 .470 2,800 2,607 2,422 3,029 2,626 2,267 0 - 1.1" - 3.6" - 7.6"
30-40 Krag 180 .394 2,430 2,219 2,018 2,360 1,967 1,628 0 - 1.8" - 5.6" - 11.5"
307 Winchester 180 .253 2,510 2,179 1,875 2,518 1,898 1,406 0 - 1.9" - 5.9" - 12.4"
300 H&H Magnum 180 .480 2,900 2,707 2,522 3,361 2,928 2,542 0 - 1.0" - 3.3" - 6.9"
30-378 Weatherby Magnum 180 .507 3,420 3,213 3,017 4,676 4,126 3,637 0 - 0.5" - 1.9" - 4.2"
.31" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .312" / 7.9mm:
303 British 180 .369 2,460 2,233 2,019 2,418 1,993 1,629 0 - 1.8" - 5.5" - 11.4"
.32" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .321" - .323" / 8.1mm - 8.2mm:
32 Winchester Special 170 .205 2,250 1,871 1,539 1,911 1,321 894 0 - 2.8" - 8.6" - 18.0"
8x57mm Mauser 170 .205 2,360 1,970 1,624 2,102 1,465 995 0 - 2.4" - 7.6" - 16.0"
8mm Remington Magnum 200 .332 2,900 2,623 2,363 3,734 3,056 2,480 0 - 1.1" - 3.6" - 7.6"
325 Winchester Short Magnum 180 .439 3,060 2,841 2,633 3,743 3,226 2,772 0 - 0.8" - 2.8" - 6.1"
.33" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .338" / 8.5mm:
338 Marlin Express 200 .455 2,565 2,376 2,195 2,922 2,506 2,139 0 - 1.5" - 4.7" - 9.7"
338 Winchester Magnum 200 .414 2,950 2,724 2,510 3,864 3,295 2,797 0 - 1.0" - 3.2" - 6.8"
338 Ruger Compact Magnum 200 .455 2,950 2,744 2,548 3,864 3,344 2,882 0 - 0.9" - 3.1" - 6.6"
338 Remington Ultra Magnum 250 .431 2,860 2,647 2,444 4,540 3,890 3,317 0 - 1.1" - 3.5" - 7.4"
340 Weatherby Magnum 250 .473 2,941 2,743 2,554 4,801 4,177 3,621 0 - 1.0" - 3.1" - 6.7"
338 Lapua 250 .675 2,960 2,820 2,684 4,863 4,414 3,999 0 - 0.9" - 2.9" - 6.1"
338-378 Weatherby Magnum 250 .473 3,060 2,857 2,663 5,197 4,530 3,936 0 - 0.8" - 2.8" - 6.0"
.35" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .357" - .358" / 9.0mm:
357 Magnum 140 .169 1,850 1,458 1,165 1,064 660 422 0 - 5.0" - 15.1" - 31.7"
35 Remington 200 .192 2,080 1,697 1,375 1,921 1,279 839 0 - 3.5" - 10.8" - 22.6"
35 Whelen 200 .294 2,675 2,378 2,101 3,177 2,512 1,961 0 - 1.5" - 4.7" - 9.9"
350 Remington Magnum 200 .293 2,775 2,471 2,187 3,419 2,711 2,124 0 - 1.3" - 4.2" - 9.0"
.37" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .375" / 9.5mm:
375 H&H Magnum 300 .350 2,522 2,280 2,051 4,238 3,462 2,803 0 - 1.7" - 5.2" - 10.8"
375 Ruger 300 .275 2,660 2,345 2,052 4,713 3,662 2,804 0 - 1.5" - 4.9" - 10.3"
375 Remington Ultra Magnum 300 .350 2,760 2,505 2,264 5,073 4,180 3,415 0 - 1.3" - 4.1" - 8.6"
375 Weatherby Magnum 300 .398 2,800 2,573 2,357 5,224 4,410 3,701 0 - 1.2" - 3.8" - 7.9"
378 Weatherby Magnum 300 .275 2,925 2,591 2,281 5,694 4,472 3,466 0 - 1.1" - 3.7" - 8.0"
.41" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .416" / 10.5mm:
416 Rigby 400 .390 2,370 2,159 1,960 4,988 4,142 3,413 0 - 2.0" - 6.0" - 12.3"
416 Ruger 400 .319 2,400 2,142 1,901 5,115 4,076 3,211 0 - 2.0" - 6.1" - 12.7"
416 Remington Magnum 400 .367 2,400 2,175 1,963 5,115 4,202 3,422 0 - 1.9" - 5.9" - 12.1"
416 Weatherby Magnum 400 .311 2,700 2,418 2,153 6,474 5,191 4,116 0 - 1.4" - 4.5" - 9.4"
.43" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .430" / 10.9mm:
44 Remington Magnum 225 .145 1,870 1,416 1,106 1,747 1,002 612 0 - 5.2" - 16.2" - 34.2"
444 Marlin 265 .225 2,325 1,971 1,654 3,180 2,286 1,609 0 - 2.4" - 7.5" - 15.8"
.45" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .457" / 11.6mm:
45-70 Government 325 .230 2,050 1,730 1,451 3,032 2,159 1,519 0 - 3.4" - 10.2" - 21.2"
450 Bushmaster 250 .210 2,200 1,835 1,515 2,686 1,868 1,274 0 - 2.9" - 9.0" - 18.8"
450 Marlin 325 .230 2,225 1,887 1,587 3,572 2,570 1,816 0 - 2.7" - 8.4" - 17.5"
458 Winchester Magnum 500 .295 2,140 1,880 1,643 5,084 3,924 2,996 0 - 2.8" - 8.4" - 17.2"
458 Lott 500 .295 2,300 2,029 1,778 5,872 4,569 3,509 0 - 2.3" - 7.0" - 14.5"
460 Weatherby Magnum 500 .295 2,600 2,309 2,038 7,504 5,920 4,610 0 - 1.6" - 5.1" - 10.6"
.51" Caliber Rifle Cartridges, Bullet Diameter .510" / 12.954mm:
50 Browning Machine Gun 750 1.050 2,820 2,732 2,646 13,241 12,431 11,661 0 - 1.0" - 3.2" - 6.6"
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