Rifle Ammunition

223 Rem. Sierra® MatchKing® Boat-Tail Hollow Point

Long range isn’t just a distance. It’s a state of mind. A dedication to push further. And it’s why Federal Premium® builds Gold Medal® rifle loads. The exclusive primer design provides the best sensitivity and most consistent ballistics in the industry. The precision-built Sierra® MatchKing® bullet is shot to win more matches than any other rifle bullet. It's the only choice for the world’s most elite shooters.

PART # Use Caliber Bullet Weight Grains Muzzle Velocity Bullet Style BALLISTIC COEFFICIENT Brand Reviews

GM223M

Target Shooting, Training, Practice 223 Rem. 69 2950 Sierra® MatchKing® Boat-Tail Hollow Point 0.301 Gold Medal® Sierra® MatchKing®

Velocity in Feet per Second

Muzzle 100 Y 200 Y 300 Y 400 Y 500 Y
2950 2642 2353 2084 1832 1604


Energy in Foot Pounds

Muzzle 100 Y 200 Y 300 Y 400 Y 500 Y
1333 1069 848 665 514 394


Wind Drift in Inches (at 10 MPH)

100 Y 200 Y 300 Y 400 Y 500 Y
1.0 4.3 10.3 19.3 32.4


Wind Drift in Inches (at 10 MPH Crosswind)

Average Range

50 Y 100 Y 200 Y 300 Y
-0.2 -3.5 -13.3


Trajectory for a 100 yards zero with a sight height of 1.5 inches.

Long Range

50 Y 100 Y 200 Y 300 Y 400 Y 500 Y
0.7 1.7 -8.1 -24.1 -51.0


Trajectory for a 200 yards zero with a sight height of 1.5 inches.

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