RWS centerfire rifle cartridges in calibre .30-06

RWS centerfire rifle cartridges in calibre .30-06

The .30-06 is probably the most popular universal calibre, which has certainly killed all kinds of game on earth. The effective range of this cartridge, which can be equipped with RWS bullets from 9.7 g up to 13.0 g, is approximately 300 m. 

The cartridge was developed in 1903 and received its final dimensions in 1906, the year it was also introduced as the ordinance cartridge in the USA ("Ball Cartridge, Caliber .30, Model of 1906"). The cartridge fast became very popular as hunting and sport-shooting cartridge. 

The .30-06 Springfield can also be shot well by recoil-sensitive shooters. 

RWS RWS .30-06 EVO 11,9G

Field of applications

Highly suitedHighly suitedHighly suited Red deer, Fallow deer, Wild boar, Roe deer
Well qualifiedWell qualified Bear, Elk, Oryx, Chamois
Suitable Badger, Fox
50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
100m 50m 0.0 100m 150m -3.0 200m -12.0 250m -26.0 300m -46.0
MRD 171m 50m 1.0 100m 4.0 150m 2.0 200m -4.0 250m -16.0 300m -34.0
BC-Value: 0.366

Properties

Type of bullet: Leaded / Leadfree Leaded deformation bullet
Characteristics Guaranteed performance - irrespective of distance and game weight
Grain Heavy
Preservation of the game's meat
Very high
Stopping effect
High
Recoil
Medium
Penetration
Very high
Likeliness of exit hole
Certain
Cutting of hair at point of impact
Yes

Velocity

0m 50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
mV [m/s] 0835 50794 100754 150715 200678 250641 300606

Energy

0m 50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
mE [J] 04148 503751 1003383 1503042 2002735 2502445 3002185

RWS centerfire rifle cartridge with Evolution-bullet

Bullet RWS EVO Evolution
.30-06

Following intensive development, RWS presents a new generation of deformation bullets. They have brought together the best of the latest technologies to produce their new Evolution bullet. Using the most up to date bonding techniques, combined with a brilliant jacket design, the Evolution will give impressive performance at all usual hunting distances.

Bullet RWS Evolution deformation process
RWS hunting bullet deformation process EVO
Deformation process bullet RWS Evolution
Evolution-bullet

Construction Evolution-bullet

 

  1. Lead core bonded (=fused) with the jacket for convincing penetration 
  2. Cannelure for a solid bullet seat 
  3. Rapid-X-Tip for optimal response in the game's body 
  4. Sharp edge for cutting of hair at point of impact 
  5. Nickel-plated Tombac jacket for increased barrel life 
  6. Ballistic calotte for flight stability and precision at long distance

Mode of action

Shot on a block of gelatine with a length of 35 cm. Shot distance: 100 Meters. Caliber: .30-06 

  1. Energy transfer on lightweight game (at 10 cm): 1.276 J 
  2. Energy transfer on heavyweight game (at 15 cm): 2.148 J 
  3. Total energy transfer: 3.297 J 
  4. Maximum energy: 185 at 10 cm 
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