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.22-250 Remington


The .22-250 Remington is a very high-velocity (capable of reaching over 4000 feet per second), short action, .22 caliber rifle cartridge. It is used for long range precision shooting and has seen use by both British and Australian SAS. The .22-250 is currently the second fastest production cartridge and is popular in locations where high winds are present.


Ammunition Type Damage Bullet Velocity (m/s) Barrier Penetration Armor Piercing
55gr APTS 6.5 1154 2.6 14
53gr VMAX 9.5 1219 0.72 4
40gr Match 6.6 1387 0.3 1
60gr Varmint 10 1170 0.75 4

Note: Barrier penetration represents the rounds ability to go through walls and barriers. Armor piercing represents the rounds ability to penetrate body armor plates.