The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute®, Inc., (SAAMI®) has announced the acceptance of two new rifle cartridges for SAAMI standardization. SAAMI is the organization at the forefront of promoting firearm safety by creating standards that ensure safety, reliability and interchangeability of firearms, ammunition and components.
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22 Advanced Rifle Cartridge – The 22 ARC was introduced by the Hornady Manufacturing Co. with a 75-grain bullet traveling at a velocity of 3,075 fps and a Maximum Average Pressure of 52,000 psi.
22 Creedmoor – The 22 CM was introduced by the Hornady Manufacturing Co. with an 80-grain bullet traveling at a velocity of 3,250 fps and a Maximum Average Pressure of 62,000 psi.
Further information on these new cartridges can be found here.