.338 Norma Magnum
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|.338 Norma 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||3.333|
|Standard load (SP)||1000 pwdr|
|Cold load (-P)||900 pwdr|
|Hot load (+P)||N/A pwdr|
|Super load (+P+)||N/A pwdr|
|Real world information|
|Ref. barrel length (inches)||24 (LWMMG)|
|Muzzle velocity||784 m/s (2573 ft/s)|
|Muzzle energy||5978 Joule (4409 ft-lbf)|
|Country of origin|| Sweden|
.338 Norma 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.
This caliber may also be known as .338 Norma, .338 NM, or 8.6x63mm. On occasion, it may be referred to as .338 Magnum, but it is not recommended.
This is one of the so-called rare calibers. Although there is 1 base weapon chambered in this caliber, that weapon is not a retail weapon; they must be obtained through special means. See below for a list of applicable weapons.
- LWMMG (Specs-docs only)
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"||0.85x|
|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)|
|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 Norma Magnum as a Customs family chambering:|
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