The long-range capability of American military snipers has saved the lives of many service personnel on the battlefield. Developments in rifles and optics are only part of the story. There has also been a revolution in the accuracy and performance of the ammunition they use.
Hornady makes practice of reaching back and “rescuing” great old cartridges that have been out of production for a while. This year, they answered the prayers of many old Krag shooters with a run of .30-40 Krag alongside all of its cutting edge introductions.
Federal Premium has expanded its Gold Medal rifle ammunition line with new loads in 6.5 Creedmoor and 6 mm Creedmoor.
Federal’s .224 Valkyrie is, no doubt, the biggest ammunition introduction of 2018.