.338 Lapua Magnum
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|.338 Lapua Magnum|
|All information listed assumes Standard FMJ (Reg/SP/FMJ)|
|Cost per round||12.00|
|Weight per round (units)||0.05|
|Quantity (retail box/bulk can)||20 / 200|
|Primer type||Large rifle magnum|
|Powder type||Rifle powder|
|Projectile type||.338, 300 grain|
|Cost per case||3.417|
|Standard load (SP)||1025 pwdr|
|Cold load (-P)||923 pwdr|
|Hot load (+P)||N/A pwdr|
|Super load (+P+)||N/A pwdr|
|Real world information|
|Ref. barrel length (inches)||27 (AI AWSM)|
|Muzzle velocity||818 m/s (2684 ft/s)|
|Muzzle energy||6501 Joule (4795 ft-lbf)|
|Country of origin||Finland|
.338 Lapua Magnum is a type of ammunition for firearms. It is classified as a (R)ifle caliber.
.338 is pronounced three three eight or three thirty-eight, and Lapua is pronounced Lah-POO-ah.
This caliber may also be known as .338 Lapua, .338 LM, or 8.6x70mm. On occasion, it may be referred to as .338 Magnum, but it is not recommended.
There are 8 base weapons chambered in this caliber.
- Accuracy International Arctic Warfare Super Magnum
- Alexander Arms Ulfberht
- Barrett M98B
- Desert Tech SRS-A1
- DSR Precision DSR-1
- Noreen Bad News ULR
- PGM Précision 338 Mini-Hécate
Barrel length groups
The reference barrel length belongs to the group listed in italics.
|Group name||Barrel length range||Damage multiplier|
|Short rifle||Up to 19.9"||0.8x|
|Rifle||20" and up||1.0x|
The following brands and projectile types are available in retail:
|Brand name||Composition||Available projectile types|
|Standard||Reg/SP|| FMJ (1.0x)|
|Milsurp||Surp/SP|| FMJ (0.25x)|
|Sniper Premium||Prem/SP|| FMJ (3.0x)|
The multipliers listed correspond to the value multipliers to cost of ammunition provided by powder type, pressure level, and projectile type. They are included on this table as a convenience, in order to tell at a glance the cost of a given brand and projectile combination.
|Availability of .338 Lapua Magnum as a Customs family chambering:|
Minor services: 3 custom weapons