Springfield 762 x 63 mm

The .30-06 Springfield cartridge was adopted in 1906 as the official military cartridge of the U.S. Armed Forces. It was replaced by the .308 Winchester (7.62 x 51 mm) in the early 1950s. Hunting bullets loaded in it weigh 110, 125, 150, 180, and 220 gr. Full metal-jacketed military cartridges are available. Muzzle velocities range from 3370 to 2400 ft/sec, depending on the weight of the bullet. The M2 military ball round weighed 150 gr. (9.72 g). Muzzle velocity was 2740 ft/s; muzzle energy 2500 ft-lbs.

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