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.22 Long Rifle


The 22 Long Rifle or simply 22 LR is a long-established variety of 22 caliber rimfire ammunition originating from the United States. It is used in a wide range of rifles, pistols, revolvers, and submachine guns.

In terms of units sold it is by far the most common ammunition in the world today. Common uses include hunting and shooting sports. The 22 Long Rifle is effective at short ranges and has little recoil making it ideal for training.


Ammunition Type Damage Bullet Velocity (m/s) Barrier Penetration Armor Piercing
CCI 40GR LRN 3 370 0.7 0
CCI 32GR LRN 2 440 0.5 0
Devastator 3.4+0.4 Explosive DMG 412 0.8 1
Aguila Sniper Subsonic 2.9 290 0.82 2
Aguila SuperMaximum 55gr JHP 5.1 310 0.58 0
Federal Premium Hunter Match 3.75 250 0.66 1
Note: Barrier penetration represents the rounds ability to go through walls and barriers. Armor piercing represents the rounds ability to penetrate body armor plates.