The 7mm PRC (Precision Rifle Cartridge) is a rifle cartridge that was introduced by Hornady in 2022. It was designed to provide a high-performance option for long-range shooting and hunting, particularly for use in magnum-length actions.
The 7mm PRC cartridge uses a 7mm bullet, which weighs between 162 and 180 grains. The bullet is typically either a polymer-tipped or hollow point. The cartridge has a case length of 2.62 inches and an overall length of 3.28 inches, which allows it to fit into standard magnum-length actions.
The 7mm PRC cartridge is known for its high accuracy, flat trajectory, and excellent long-range performance. It has a high ballistic coefficient, which helps it to retain its energy and velocity over long distances. It also delivers a significant amount of energy upon impact, making it an ideal choice for hunting larger game.
Ammunition for the 7mm PRC cartridge is available from Hornady, with plans for other manufacturers to produce it in the future. It is available in a range of bullet weights and styles, including polymer-tipped and hollow point.
Overall, 7mm PRC ammunition is an excellent choice for shooters who want a high-performance option for long-range shooting and hunting. Its high accuracy, consistency, and versatility make it a popular choice among shooters of all levels of experience who want a powerful and accurate option for their rifle.