.22 Hornet vs .223 Remington (5.56x45mm NATO)
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.22 Hornet VS .223 Remington (5.56x45mm NATO)

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Gun Specifications

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.22 Hornet

.223 Remington (5.56x45mm NATO)

Height

1.02

1.76

Average FPS

2719

3148

Average Grain

43

57

Average Energy

706

1254

Recoil

0.54

0.80

Ballistic Coefficient

130.90

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Gun Descriptions

22 Hornet ammo is a centerfire rifle cartridge commercially introduced by Winchester in 1930. It is good for varminting, small-game hunting, survival, and competitions. This ammo is better than 22 WMR and 17 HMR in terms of power and weight. It is manufactured by almost all popular manufacturers and is available in weights ranging from 35 grain to 55 grain. The muzzle velocity of this ammo ranges from 2500 to 3100 feet per second while muzzle energy is over 600 ft. lbf. The muzzle energy and velocity of this ammo will be reduced considerably when fired from short-barreled firearms. 22 Hornet Ammo Specification: Bullet diameter: .224 Neck diameter: 6.2 mm (.243 in) Shoulder diameter: 7.0 mm (.276 in) Base diameter: 7.6 mm (.298 in) Rim diameter: 8.9 mm (.350 in) Rim thickness: 1.7 mm (.065 in) Case length: 35.6 mm (1.403 in) Rifling twist: 1-14 Primer type: small rifle 45 grain soft point rounds are manufactured by Winchester and Remington with velocities of 2690 fps. Winchester also manufactures 46 hollow rounds of this ammo. 22 Hornet Ammo offers an effective range of about 150 yards. 22 Hornet Ammo Ballistic Performance: Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy 35 grain (2 g) VMax 3,060 ft/s (930 m/s) 987 J (728 ft⋅lbf) 40 grain (3 g) SP 2,826 ft/s (861 m/s) 960 J (710 ft⋅lbf) 45 grain (3 g) SP 2,787 ft/s (849 m/s) 1052 J (776 ft⋅lbf) 50 grain (3 g) SP 2,713 ft/s (827 m/s) 1108 J (817 ft⋅lbf) 55 grain (4 g) SP 2,652 ft/s (808 m/s) 1165 J (859 ft⋅lbf)

About The .223 Remington Ammo is bottlenecked and rimless cartridge, developed in 1957 for the United States Army when the need for a small-caliber cartridge capable of delivering a high velocity arose. Even to this day, the .223 Remington Ammo is considered one of the most popular bullets and is used by various manual action and semiautomatic handguns. The .223 Remington Ammo offers better accuracy in NATO barrel chamberings than the 5.56x45mm Ammo. Even though these two bullets are pretty similar, they require significantly different chambers to be used properly. A longer barrel of the gun typically offers a greater muzzle velocity. When it comes to the .223 Remington Ammo, the muzzle velocity decreases or increases about 25.7 feet per second for an inch on barrel length. The overall length of this bullet is 57mm, and the bullet diameter measures 5.7mm. Velocity offered by the .223 Remington Ammo is 3,750 feet per second while producing an energy level of 959 ft. lbf.  Manufacturer In the year 1962, Remington Arms designed the .223 Remington Ammo, and in the coming year of 1964, Remington Arms and Fairchild Industries developed this bullet.  Uses The .223 Remington Ammo has proven to be the most popular cartridge in its category and is widely used in a manual action, semiautomatic rifles, and even handguns. The .223 Remington Ammo is used for hunting small to medium-sized game and self-defense.  

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