The .338 Lapua Magnum Ammo or .338 LM Ammo for short, is a rimless bottlenecked centrefire cartridge mainly developed for sniper rifles capable of taking out long ranged targets. The loaded 14.93 mm cartridge can penetrate body armor that is considered above military standard at ranges climbing up to 1,000 meters. Although, the maximum effective range of .338 Lapua Magnum Ammo has been recorded at 1,750 meters.
The beauty that is .338 Lapua Magnum Ammo was a result of a joint venture between the Finnish rifle manufacturer, SAKO, the British rifle manufacturer, Accuracy International, and the Finnish ammunition manufacturer, more commonly known as Nammo Lapua Oy.
The .338 Lapua Magnum Ammo is the ultimate centrefire rifle cartridge and since it specializes in long ranged targets, it’s the perfect choice for military snipers. Thanks to the bullet’s long effective range and the accuracy it provides, it’s the first choice for sniper rifle users during wars. However, it’s reputation just doesn’t end in the military, when the target is beyond 1,500 meters, the hunters’ first choice is .338 Lapua Magnum Ammo. Regardless the type of game they are hunting, the choice is always .338 LM Ammo because of the excellent and accurate results it is capable of yielding.
This combat proven rifle round provides incredible performance, penetrating power and precision in the essential role of long range shooting.