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RWS centerfire rifle cartridges in calibre 6,5x55 SE

RWS centerfire rifle cartridges in calibre 6,5x55 SE

The 6.5x55 SE is definitely a fast cartridge with extended trajectory. Its internal precision is excellent and as a hunting cartridge it is optimally suitable for all medium-sized, but also for lighter red deer and wild boar. 

With the 8.2 g RWS cone-point bullet or the 9.1 g RWS twin-core bullet, it becomes an all-round cartridge for hunting. Today, it is internationally very popular, in particular as a hunting and sport-shooting cartridge for distances of up to 300 m. 

Its history: In the year 1894, the 6.5x55 SE became the ordinance cartridge in Sweden and Norway. 

RWS RWS 6,5x55 Evolution Green 6,0g

Field of applications

Highly suited Highly suited Highly suited Roe deer
Well qualified Well qualified Fallow deer, Wild boar, Chamois, Badger, Fox
Suitable Elk, Oryx, Red deer
50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
100m 50m -1.1 100m 150m -2.1 200m -7.6 250m -17.2 300m -31.2
MRD 203m 50m 0.9 100m 4.0 150m 3.9 200m 0.3 250m -7.2 300m -19.2
BC-Value: 0.309
Barrel length: 650 mm


0m 50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
mV [m/s] 0990 50936 100883 150834 200788 250740 300694


0m 50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
mE [J] 02940 502628 1002339 1502087 2001863 2501643 3001445

RWS centerfire rifle cartridge with Evolution Green-bullet (lead-free, part fragmentation)

Bullet RWS EVO Evolution Green
6,5x55 SE

Both cores of the new lead-free EVOLUTION GREEN bullet are made of food-safe metal. The new lead-free EVOLUTION GREEN bullet is especially effective given its outstanding responsiveness. This is achieved through a specially pre-fragmented front core made of tin and the use of RWS' new Speed Tip bullet points which enable an impressive shock effect. This will guarantee humane and successful hunting.

Even at long ranges, the EVOLUTION GREEN offers impressive killing effect. With conventional designs, there is a tangible decrease in deformation capability at long distances. Not so with EVO GREEN. Here, this effect is noticeably reduced thanks to the intelligent design of the projectile.

An optimised bullet form (high BC) and the speed tip ensure a flat trajectory with high levels of speed and energy. 

The stable tail body ensures a guaranteed exit wound for reliable blood flow. The sharp edge also delivers the desired clean cut.  


  • lead-free bullet
  • hunting ammuntion in calibre 6,5x55 SE, 6,5x57, 6,5x57R, 6,5x68,.270 Win., .30 R Blaser, .300 Win. Mag., .30-06, .308 Win., 7 mm Rem. Mag., 7 x 57 R, 7 x 64, 7 x 65 R, 8 x 57 IRS, 8 x 57 IS, 8 x 68 S, 9,3 x 62, 9,3 x 74 R, 10,3x68 Mag. 
  • reliable and fast responsiveness
  • Speed-Tip bullet point for maximum knock-down power and a flat trajectory
  • sharp edge for cutting hair at point of impact
  • humane and successful hunting
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Evolution Green

Construction Evolution Green-bullet

  1. Stronger jacket for a reliable exit wound
  2. Front core composed of food-safe tin with a radial pre-determined break point for reliable impact behaviour and high impact shock
  3. Speed-Tip bullet point for maximum knock-down power and a flat trajectory
  4. Thinner jacket for a fast, reliable response
  5. Sharp edge for cutting hair at point of impact
  6. Nickel-plated bullet jacket for increased barrel life
  7. Stable/Impact-resistant tail core of hard tin for extreme penetration
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