.22 Hornet

Cartridge Data Published On: January 25, 2015 at 1:57 am by Bullet-Blog and last updated on January 26, 2015 at 8:49 pm


The .22 Hornet Firearm Cartridge Originated in The United States.22 WCF Hornet, .22 WCF Improved, .22 Winchester Hornet, 5.56x35mmR


The .22 Hornet (AKA: .22 WCF Hornet, .22 WCF Improved, .22 Winchester Hornet, 5.56x35mmR) is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.224 in” (5.69mm) that is primarily used in Rifles. The .22 Hornet originated in The United States in (UNKNOWN DATE). The .22 Hornet also has a case length of 1.403 in” (35.64mm) and an overall length of 1.722 in” (43.74mm).

Additional Cartridge Designations: No Additional Information at this time.

Associated Firearms

Ruger 77/22, Springfield Scout, Winchester 54 National Match, Mauser 98, Savage Model 25, CZ 527, Martini Sporter, Cooper Model 38, Winchester Model 43, Remington RB 22, Savage Sporter 23D, Dakota Arms Model 10

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  • 1930
  • The United States
  • Rimmed, Bottleneck
  • Rifles
  • 0.224 in” (5.69mm)
  • 0.243 in” (6.17mm)
  • 0.276 in” (7.01mm)
  • 0.298 in” (7.57mm)
  • 0.35 in” (8.89mm)
  • 0.065 in” (1.65mm)
  • 1.403 in” (35.64mm)
  • 1.722 in” (43.74mm)
  • 14 gr H20 (0.91 cm3)
  • Center Fire (Small Rifle)
  • 49000 psi (338 MPa)
  • 300 MPa (43511 psi)
  • ~375 MPa (56565 psi)
The .22 Hornet pistol cartridge has a case overall length of 1.722 inches.


.22 Hornet Rifle Cartridge Specification Dimensions Measurements


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