Lapua Lock Base ammo calibrated in .338 is a centerfire rifle cartridge built for extremely long ranges like up to 1,500 meters. The cartridge was initially designed for military snipers and, as the way things go, effective military hardware usually becomes popular in the civilian shooting world. Today, .338 Lapua Magnum is a versatile cartridge with applications in hunting, tactical, and, of course, precision competition shooting.
The Lock Base bullet is one of five bullet types Lapua offers with their .338 Lapua Magnum ammunition. The bullet design features a full-metal jacket, boat tail, and a patented base. With factory loaded .338 ammo muzzle velocity clocks in at 2,953 feet-per-second with more than 4,800 foot-pounds of energy. At 1,500 meters, it drops down to 1,017 fps with just shy of 575 ft-lbs of energy.
Lapua recommends Lock Base 250 gr ammo for sport shooting and tactical purposes. The Lapua Lock Base .338 Lapua Magnum 250 gr ammo is available in quantities of 10 rounds per box. Buy it today!