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Ballistic Comparison Tool
Compare external performance of up to 8 cartridges or loads...

 

Where possible, this program calculates an average employed bullet weight, muzzle velocity and energy for the specified cartridges, using all available load data (data points). You may also choose specific loads to compare against. Results are displayed for comparison purposes in summary and graph form. [More Info]


Ballistic Comparison Summary Results
 #  Name  Muzzle 
 Velocity 
 (Avg. f.p.s.) 
 Muzzle 
 Energy 
 (Avg. ft-lbs.) 
 Bullet 
 Weight 
 (Avg. gr.) 
 Data 
 Points 
 Case 
 Capacity 
 (Avg. grs. H2O) 
 1.   .223 Remington (5.56mm NATO)  3094 1170 57 1127 30.6
 2.   7.62x39mm Russian (M1943)  2450 1495 119 145 35.5
 3.   .308 Winchester (7.62mm NATO)  2722 2478 155 1284 55.8
 4.   .30-06 Springfield  2765 2509 155 627 67.1
 5.   .30-378 Weatherby Magnum  3407 4343 170 81 120.6
 6.   .338 Lapua Magnum  3022 4559 229 190 111.8
 7.   .460 Weatherby Magnum  2633 6695 443 34 128.5
 8.   .50 Browning Machine Gun  2791 11795 682 91 289.4

Average Muzzle Velocity Comparison
       3094  
  2450  
  2722  
  2765  
  3407  
  3022  
  2633  
  2791  
   223 Rem   
   7.62x39   
   308 Win   
   .30-06   
   .30-378 Wby   
   .338 Lapua   
   460 Wby   
   .50 BMG   

Average Muzzle Energy Comparison
       1170  
  1495  
  2478  
  2509  
  4343  
  4559  
  6695  
  11795  
   223 Rem   
   7.62x39   
   308 Win   
   .30-06   
   .30-378 Wby   
   .338 Lapua   
   460 Wby   
   .50 BMG   

Average Employed Bullet Weight Comparison
       57  
  119  
  155  
  155  
  170  
  229  
  443  
  682  
   223 Rem   
   7.62x39   
   308 Win   
   .30-06   
   .30-378 Wby   
   .338 Lapua   
   460 Wby   
   .50 BMG   

Case Capacity Comparison
       30.6  
  35.5  
  55.8  
  67.1  
  120.6  
  111.8  
  128.5  
  289.4  
   223 Rem   
   7.62x39   
   308 Win   
   .30-06   
   .30-378 Wby   
   .338 Lapua   
   460 Wby   
   .50 BMG   


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Adjust your choices (up to 8) or press 'Run Comparison'...

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.223 Remington (5.56mm NATO)     
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7.62x39mm Russian (M1943)     
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.308 Winchester (7.62mm NATO)     
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4:  
.30-06 Springfield     
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5:  
.30-378 Weatherby Magnum     
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6:  
.338 Lapua Magnum     
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7:  
.460 Weatherby Magnum     
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8:  
.50 Browning Machine Gun     
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