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The .338 Lapua Magnum was the first cartridge designed specifically for military sniping purposes. Developed in 1983, .338 Lapua ammo was designed for use from 1,000 meters with enough velocity to penetrate five layers of military-grade body armor, but the cartridge didn’t come into widespread use until the 1990s.

Today, .388 Lapua cartridges are used by law enforcement and military in more than 25 countries around the world. The U.S. military has used .388 Lapua ammo during the most recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sniper Chris Kyle, made famous by Bradley Cooper in the 2014 film "American Sniper," fired .388 Lapua Magnum ammo from a McMillan TAC-338 tactical rifle in August 2008 in Sadr City, Iraq, for one of the longest recorded sniper kills in history (1,920 meters).

Civilian use of .338 Lapua ammo is gaining popularity in sporting and target shooting, with an expanding list of rifles chambered for .388 Lapua ammo use. Cartridges for .338 Lapua ammo are rimless, bottlenecked and centerfire. Muzzle velocity varies based on load and powder temperature and ranges, from 880 to 915 meters per second.

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