.338 Lapua Magnum ammo has risen through the ranks to become one of the best rifle cartridges for extreme long-range shooting. In the right hands, the .338 Lapua Magnum Ammo is capable of hitting targets accurately beyond 1,500 meters. That’s almost one full mile between shooter and target. The .338 caliber round was originally developed for military use. In fact, it’s credited with one of the longest sniper shots ever recorded.
This .338 Lapua 250 gr ammo is equipped with Scenar bullets, the Lapua answer to superior accuracy. The open tip match bullet has a boat tail design. Muzzle velocity clocks in at 2,969 feet-per-second with 4,892 foot-pounds of energy. At 1,500 meters, velocity still measures in at 1,076 fps with 644 ft-lbs of energy. Lapua recommends the Lapua Scenar .338 ammunition for sport shooting and tactical purposes. The .338 Lapua Magnum 250 gr ammo is available in quantities of 10 per box.