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Current Rifle Cartridges
                      260 Remington aka 6.5-08 A-Sguare
The .260 Remington actually began as the 6.5-08 A-Square but due to a lot of unknown reasons SAMMI let Remington get
the credit and introduced it as the .260 Remington in 1996. There are many different stories out there on the issue, you be
the judge.
The .260 Remington, aka 6.5-08 A-Square is basically a .308 Winchester (7.62 NATO) .308" caliber case necked down to
accept .264" or 6.6mm projectiles.
This is a wonderful caliber still today, chambered not only in bolt-action rifles but also in AR-10 platforms.
As many new 6.5 calibers have recently gained in popularity so has this older favorite.  
Pushing velocities to app. 3,500 feet per second and energy close to 2,400 foot pound per square inch.
Above picture on the right for size comparison:
left .260 Remington vs Right .308 Winchester
Above picture on the right for size comparison:
left .260 Remington vs Right .308 Winchester
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