223 Remington

Cartridge Data Published On: January 27, 2015 at 11:32 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on January 27, 2015 at 11:32 pm


.223 Rem


The .223 Remington (AKA: .223 Rem) is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.224 in” (5.69mm) that is primarily used in Rifles. The .223 Remington originated in The United States in (UNKNOWN DATE). The .223 Remington also has a case length of 1.76 in” (44.7mm) and an overall length of 2.26 in” (57.4mm).

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  • 1964
  • The United States
  • Rimless, Bottleneck
  • Rifles
  • 0.224 in” (5.69mm)
  • 0.253 in” (6.43mm)
  • 0.354 in” (8.99mm)
  • 0.376 in” (9.55mm)
  • 0.378 in” (9.6mm)
  • 0.045 in” (1.14mm)
  • 1.76 in” (44.7mm)
  • 2.26 in” (57.4mm)
  • 29 gr H20 (1.88 cm3)
  • Center Fire (Small Rifle)
  • 55000 psi (379 MPa)
  • 430 MPa (62366 psi)
  • ~538 MPa (81076 psi)

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