338 LAPUA Ammo

.338 Lapua Magnum ammo is a .34 caliber, bottlenecked, rimless, centerfire, rifle cartridge that was specifically designed for use as a long-range, military, sniper's round for both anti-personnel and anti-materiel purposes.

Developed by the U.S. company Research Armament Industries in 1983, the .338 Lapua Magnum cartridge started life as .416 Rigby case necked down to accept a .338 diameter bullet and the cartridge was later commercialized in 1989 by Lapua. However, initial testing of the new cartridge showed that the original .416 Rigby case was unable to contain the required chamber pressures due to the U.S. Military's stipulation that the cartridge be capable of launching a 250 grain bullet at 3,000 feet per second which generates 4,893 foot-pounds of muzzle energy. Therefore, RAI contracted Brass Extrusion Labs Ltd. to create new brass but, unfortunately, the new cases did not meet the required specifications and thus, the project was eventually dropped due to RAI's inability to procure suitable cartridge cases. Consequently, the current cartridge was redesigned in 1989 and is the result of collaboration between British rifle manufacturer Accuracy International, Finnish rifle manufacturer Sako, and Finnish ammunition manufacturer Lapua to specifically meet the stated military requirements.

Due to the fact that the case of the .338 Lapua Magnum is .224" longer and .074" wider than that of the popular .338 Winchester Magnum, it is becoming increasingly popular among big game hunters who are looking for a long range cartridge with superior downrange ballistics. You can see our line-up of in-stock 338 Lapua ammo for sale below:

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  1. 10rds - 338 Lapua Prvi Partizan 250gr. HP BT Ammo 10rds - 338 Lapua Prvi Partizan 250gr. HP BT Ammo
    $26.95
    $2.70/ppr
    • Buy 5 for $26.50 each

    62 In Stock

  2. 10rds - 338 Lapua Magnum Sellier & Bellot 300gr. Sierra HPBT Match Ammo 10rds - 338 Lapua Magnum Sellier & Bellot 300gr. Sierra HPBT Match Ammo
    $27.95
    $2.80/ppr

    64 In Stock

  3. 20rds - 338 Lapua Hornady Custom 250gr. Interlock SP-RP Ammo 20rds - 338 Lapua Hornady Custom 250gr. Interlock SP-RP Ammo

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    $59.95
    $3.00/ppr

    169 In Stock

  4. 10rds - 338 Lapua Magnum Sellier & Bellot 250gr. Sierra HPBT Match Ammo 10rds - 338 Lapua Magnum Sellier & Bellot 250gr. Sierra HPBT Match Ammo

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    $30.95
    $3.10/ppr

    64 In Stock

  5. 10rds – 338 Lapua Magnum Prvi Partizan 240gr. Solid Copper Ammo 10rds – 338 Lapua Magnum Prvi Partizan 240gr. Solid Copper Ammo
    $32.00
    $3.20/ppr

    77 In Stock

  6. 20rds – 338 Lapua Magnum Federal 250gr. Trophy Copper Ammo 20rds – 338 Lapua Magnum Federal 250gr. Trophy Copper Ammo
    $70.00
    $3.50/ppr

    10 In Stock

  7. 120rds - 338 Lapua Hornady Match 285gr. Boat Tail Hollow Point Ammo 120rds - 338 Lapua Hornady Match 285gr. Boat Tail Hollow Point Ammo

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    $429.95
    $3.58/ppr

    2 In Stock

  8. 20rds - 338 Lapua Hornady Match 285gr. Boat Tail Hollow Point Ammo 20rds - 338 Lapua Hornady Match 285gr. Boat Tail Hollow Point Ammo

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    $74.95
    $3.75/ppr

    23 In Stock

  9. 20rds – 338 Lapua Federal Gold Medal 250gr. MatchKing HPBT Ammo 20rds – 338 Lapua Federal Gold Medal 250gr. MatchKing HPBT Ammo
    $79.95
    $4.00/ppr

    98 In Stock

  10. 20rds - 338 Lapua Winchester Accubond CT 300gr. Bonded Controlled Expansion Polymer Tip Ammo 20rds - 338 Lapua Winchester Accubond CT 300gr. Bonded Controlled Expansion Polymer Tip Ammo
    $79.95
    $4.00/ppr

    6 In Stock

  11. 20rds - 338 Lapua Hornady 250gr. Boat Tail Hollow Point Ammo 20rds - 338 Lapua Hornady 250gr. Boat Tail Hollow Point Ammo
    $81.95
    $4.10/ppr

    4 In Stock

  12. 20rds – 338 Lapua Federal Gold Medal 300gr. MatchKing BTHP Ammo 20rds – 338 Lapua Federal Gold Medal 300gr. MatchKing BTHP Ammo
    $84.95
    $4.25/ppr
    • Buy 5 for $82.50 each

    37 In Stock

  13. 20rds - 338 Lapua Mag Remington 250gr. Scenar Match Ammo 20rds - 338 Lapua Mag Remington 250gr. Scenar Match Ammo
    $89.95
    $4.50/ppr

    25 In Stock

  14. 20rds - 338 Lapua Magnum Hornady 285gr. ELD Match Ammo 20rds - 338 Lapua Magnum Hornady 285gr. ELD Match Ammo
    $89.95
    $4.50/ppr

    25 In Stock

  15. 20rds – 338 Lapua Magnum Hornady Precision Hunter 270gr. ELD-X Ammo 20rds – 338 Lapua Magnum Hornady Precision Hunter 270gr. ELD-X Ammo
    $89.95
    $4.50/ppr

    10 In Stock

  16. 20rds – 338 Lapua Magnum Barnes VOR-TX 280gr. LRX BT Ammo 20rds – 338 Lapua Magnum Barnes VOR-TX 280gr. LRX BT Ammo
    $99.00
    $4.95/ppr

    8 In Stock

  17. 20rds - 338 Lapua Black Hills 300gr. Sierra MatchKing HP Ammo 20rds - 338 Lapua Black Hills 300gr. Sierra MatchKing HP Ammo

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    $117.06
    $5.85/ppr

    66 In Stock

  18. 20rds - 338 Lapua Black Hills 250gr. Sierra MatchKing Ammo 20rds - 338 Lapua Black Hills 250gr. Sierra MatchKing Ammo

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    $117.20
    $5.86/ppr

    29 In Stock

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