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RWS centerfire rifle cartridges in calibre .308 Win.

RWS centerfire rifle cartridges in calibre .308 Win.

As a hunting cartridge the .308 Win. is very suitable for medium-sized game up to medium red deer and wild boar. The strong points of this cartridge are the high universality, the high internal precision and the pleasant shooting behaviour. 

Due to its high precision, the .308 Win. is also optimally suitable for sport shooting at long distances. 

This cartridge replaced the .30-06 Springfield as ordinance cartridge in the USA and NATO adopted this cartridge as well. As a civil cartridge it was available virtually at the same time. 

Apart from its use in repeating rifles, the .308 Win. is also excellent for self-loading rifles.

RWS RWS .308 WIN EVO 11,9G

Field of applications

Highly suited Highly suited Highly suited Red deer, Fallow deer, Wild boar, Roe deer
Well qualified Well qualified Elk, Oryx, Chamois
Suitable Bear, Badger, Fox
50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
100m 50m -0.1 100m 150m -5.3 200m -16.7 250m -34.9 300m -60.6
MRD 155m 50m 1.9 100m 4.0 150m 0.7 200m -8.7 250m -24.8 300m -48.6
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] 0750 50711 100674 150638 200602 250569 300536

Energy

0m 50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
mE [J] 03347 503008 1002703 1502422 2002156 2501926 3001709

RWS centerfire rifle cartridge with Evolution-bullet

Bullet RWS EVO Evolution
.308 Win.

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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