U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexa M. Hernandez

8.6 (.338) series

Nammo’s .338 (8.6mm) includes the legendary Lapua Magnum. Used by special forces and other military units, this series is known for its exceptional performance and accuracy. The .338 range includes armor piercing, incendiary, glass piercing and flat trajectory variants. The ammunition is combat proven and has seen service in several countries.

Contact

Norway

International Sales and Marketing

MAIL P.O. Box 142, NO-2831 Raufoss, Norway
VISIT Enggata 37, NO-2830 Raufoss, Norway
EMAIL globalsales@nammo.com
TEL +47 61 15 36 00

8.6 mm x 70 .338 Lapua Magnum Armor Piercing

Lapua®’s Armor Piercing (AP) is the most accurate AP ammunition that is manufactured using proven match grade technology. It provides excellent penetration against extra hard targets.

8.6 (.338) series

Nammo’s .338 (8.6mm) includes the legendary Lapua Magnum. Used by special forces and other military units, this series is known for its exceptional performance and accuracy. The .338 range includes armor piercing, incendiary, glass piercing and flat trajectory variants. The ammunition is combat proven and has seen service in several countries.

Contact

Norway

International Sales and Marketing

MAIL P.O. Box 142, NO-2831 Raufoss, Norway
VISIT Enggata 37, NO-2830 Raufoss, Norway
EMAIL globalsales@nammo.com
TEL +47 61 15 36 00
  • Projectile weight 16.1 g (248 grain) or 19.4 g (300 grain)
  • Projectile type AP485 or AP529
  • Muzzle velocity 905 m/s (2 970 fps) or 830 m/s (2 723 fps)
  • Penetration > 12 mm at 550 m Steel plate 400 HB or > 12 mm at 600 m Steel plate 500 HB
  • Accuracy at 300 m (5 rds) < 120 mm average

Status
Used by several Armed Forces needing extreme penetrating power and accuracy. Extra hard tungsten carbide based penetrator of special design.