Muzzle Velocity causing vertical dispersion at long range is common knowledge, but what about BC variation from shot-to-shot? This article by Bryan Litz will be of interest to high power and precision rifle shooters.
Using a (mostly) factory Savage rifle, Wise went three for three from a cold bore at 2,158 yards. His record-setting load included Lapua brass and Berger 300-grain hybrid bullets.
These Extreme Long-Range bullets are optimized for distances of two miles and beyond
Top Shooter Paul Phillips was using an Applied Ballistics rifle chambered in .416 Barrett, engaging targets between 1500 and 2000 yards at Camp Atterbury
The bullet design work these guys are doing is exciting, should help expand the capabilities of military snipers, and the tech should eventually reach the civilian market
Who doesn’t love their Kestrel? No more dope, no more Kentucky windage—now it’s all about truing with perfect data using science
The team at Applied Ballistics have compiled one great set of precision shooting articles on their website