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 UNI Classic 11,7g

Field of applications

Highly suitedHighly suitedHighly suited Red deer, Fallow deer, Wild boar, Chamois, Roe deer
Well qualifiedWell qualified Bear, Elk, Oryx
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 172m 50m 1.0 100m 4.0 150m 2.0 200m -4.0 250m -16.0 300m -34.0
BC-Value: 0.350

Properties

Type of bullet: Leaded / Leadfree Leaded partial fragmentation bullet
Characteristics High penetration - for heavier game
Grain Light
Preservation of the game's meat
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] 0840 50797 100755 150715 200675 250637 300600

Energy

0m 50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
mE [J] 04128 503716 1003335 1502991 2002665 2502374 3002106

RWS RWS .30-06 UNI Classic 13,0g

Field of applications

Highly suitedHighly suitedHighly suited Red deer, Fallow deer, Wild boar, Roe deer
Well qualifiedWell qualified Bear, Elk, Oryx
Suitable Chamois, Badger, Fox
50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
100m 50m 0.0 100m 150m -4.0 200m -14.0 250m -30.0 300m -52.0
MRD 163m 50m 1.0 100m 4.0 150m 1.0 200m -6.0 250m -20.0 300m -40.0
BC-Value: 0.380

Properties

Type of bullet: Leaded / Leadfree Leaded partial fragmentation bullet
Characteristics High penetration - for heavier game
Grain Heavy
Preservation of the game's meat
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] 0790 50752 100714 150678 200643 250609 300576

Energy

0m 50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
mE [J] 04057 503676 1003314 1502988 2002687 2502411 3002157

RWS centerfire rifle cartridge with Uni Classic-bullet

Bullet UNI Classic RWS
.30-06

Following on from the ID Classic, the UNI Classic was developed especially for heavy cloven game up to big game. This version reaches into the front softer part with its tip. This means that the projectile mushrooms less but the penetration force is.

Bullet RWS UNI Classic deformation process
RWS hunting bullets deformation process UNI Cl.
Deformation process bullet UNI Classic
UNI Classic-bullet

Construction UNI-Classic-bullet

  1. Harder tail-core for convincing penetration 
  2. Tail constriction for a mass-stable residual body and a sure bullet exit 
  3. Softer tip-core for controlled fragmentation and high effectiveness 
  4. Sharp edge for cutting of hair at point of impact 
  5. Nickel-plated steel jacket for increased barrel life 
  6. Torpedo-shaped tail for high flight stability

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): 1.129 J
  2. Energy transfer on heavyweight game (at 15 cm): 2.039 J
  3. Total energy transfer: 3.140 J
  4. Maximum energy: 188 at 12,5 cm
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