Sport Centrefire Cartridges

For marksmen around the world, the Lapua symbol or name at the cartridge head stamp means one thing: reliability. Decades of experience and interaction with marksmen have led to the development of products with unmatched accuracy and consistent quality.

  • Product Overview

    Lapua Sport Centrefire Cartridges

    Lapua´s extremely accurate Match grade cartridges are loaded with the best target bullets – Scenar L, Scenar, FMJBT, D46 and Lock Base. Numerous world championships, olympic championships and other top competition gold medals, as well as many official world records in different disciplines are shot with the Lapua cartridges.

    The current top Lapua target cartridges are, the 6.5×47 Lapua, 6mm BR Norma, 6.5×55 Swedish, .308 Winchester and .338 Lapua Magnum loaded with Scenar bullets.


    .222 Remington

    Factory loaded Lapua .222 Remington cartridge, with the very accurate Lapua S538 3.6g/55gr FMJ bullet, is now available. For the handloader, Lapua offers .222 Remington unprimed match grade cartridge cases.


    .223 Remington

    The Lapua .223 Remington match ammunition has been designed to meet the strict demands of competitive shooting.
    The base, body and neck of the case are perfected to maintain exact tolerances over multiple reloading cycles.


    6mm BR Norma

    World-class accuracy with minimal recoil. The 6mm BR Norma is the cartridge of choice in ISSF and CISM 300m events. Lapua’s 6mm BR ammunition is the right choice for shooters who want a lighter bullet that is easier on the shoulder, and yet delivers reliable match winning accuracy.
    Lapua’s 6mm BR ammunition is currently used by world’s top competitors. Two bullet versions available; 5.8g/90gr and 6.8g/105gr OTM Scenar.


     6.5×47 Lapua

    The ideal choice for extreme accuracy. The 6.5×47 Lapua is a cartridge designed for serious competition shooting. Lapua developed the 6.5×47 in conjunction with a Swiss rifle manufacturer, Grünig & Elmiger. The chamber and throat dimensions are optimized for target bullets. The 6.5×47 Lapua is CIP approved.


    6.5×55 SE

    Accurate and versatile. Especially popular in the Scandinavian countries, including long-range field shooting discipline, Lapua’s 6.5×55 SE cartridge delivers a flatter trajectory and excellent ballistics. Though traditionally most used at longer ranges, our 6.5×55 SE cartridge is today extremely popular in competitions from 100 to 800 meters. 6.5g/100gr, 7.0g/108gr, 8.0g/123gr and 9.0g/139 gr Scenar OTM available.


    .308 Winchester

    Popular and precise. Perhaps the most versatile target shooting cartridge, the .308 Winchester is one of the most popular centerfire calibers today. Lapua’s .308 Winchester is an excellent choice when you want a cartridge that is sure to perform across a range of disciplines in competition and hunting.


    .338 Lapua Magnum

    The world’s most accurate at extra-long distances. We are proud to say that the .338 Lapua Magnum is simply the world ’s best long-range precision cartridge – the original one from Lapua. It outperforms all .30 caliber cartridges at longer ranges, delivering exceptional performance up to 1500 m. The .338 Lapua Magnum comes factory loaded with a choice of world leading precision bullets. The .338 OTM Scenar is ideal for the long-range sports shooter.