|Current Rifle Cartridges
|.300 PRC by Hornady, New for 2019
|Please Note: on the picture to the
left. On the right side: 3 cartridges
for size comparison. Left to right ;
375 Ruger, .300 PRC, and *6.5
PRC. (*6.5=6.5mm diameter
The specimen for sale produced by
Hornady, using new Hornady brass
cases with a "HORNADY 300
PRC" Head Stamp and
loaded with a 225grain ELD
(Extremely Low Drag) Composite
Shielded, Boat-Tail, Jacketed
Hollow Point projectile.
|The 300 PRC was introduced in late 2018 (for military trials) and 2019 (commercially) the .300 PRC (Precision Rifle
Cartridge) was created from the 375 Ruger case.
The U.S. Department of Defense added the Hornady 300 PRC Cartridge for its extended long range sniper program on
December 6th, 2018, and awarded Barrett (BFMI) a contract to provide their MRAD rifle systems chambered in 300 PRC.
The 6.5 PRC (Precision Rifle Cartridge) introduced in 2017 and is basically a shorted, necked down .375 Ruger case.