The .338 Federal is a cartridge that was introduced in 2006 by Federal Premium Ammunition. It is based on the .308 Winchester cartridge and is designed to offer similar performance in a shorter, more compact package.
The .338 Federal cartridge is chambered in firearms with a .338 caliber bullet, which is slightly larger in diameter than the .308 caliber bullet used in the .308 Winchester cartridge. The .338 Federal cartridge is designed to offer improved ballistics over the .308 Winchester cartridge, with a higher velocity and a flatter trajectory. It is also capable of delivering more terminal energy to the target. The .338 Federal cartridge is well-suited for hunting medium to large game at intermediate ranges, and it is also popular for target shooting and self-defense. It is available in a variety of bullet weights and styles, including full metal jacket, soft point, and boat tail.
Overall, the .338 Federal is a versatile cartridge that offers improved performance over the .308 Winchester cartridge in a shorter, more compact package. It is a popular choice for shooters who want a high-performance cartridge that is suitable for a variety of applications.
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Compatible with Armalite and DPMS platform rifles.
***Please make sure to use a DPMS style BCG.***
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