.224 Valkyrie

Reloading data for .224 Valkyrie cartridges and specifications for cases and loads in this caliber.
Product number: CID_149
Load data for caliber ".224 Valkyrie"
The .224 Valkyrie is a relatively new rifle cartridge that was introduced in 2017 by Federal. It offers superior ballistics and accuracy compared to other popular cartridges such as the .223 Remington and 5.56 NATO, making it perfect for long range shooting and small game hunting. In addition, its light recoil makes it incredibly enjoyable to shoot, allowing shooters to get more rounds downrange without tiring out their arms.

The .224 Valkyrie is chambered in several popular AR-style rifles including the Ruger American Predator and the Savage MSR 15 Recon. It is also available in bolt actions from Bergara, Christensen Arms, Howa, Remington, Ruger, Savage Arms, Tikka T3x CTR, and Weatherby. This gives shooters plenty of great options when choosing a rifle to use with this caliber.

You find .224 Valkyrie with all common powders and bullets by clicking the 'Loads in this caliber' button above.

Technical Specifications (based on the respective safety standard - see more details in tab 'Datasheet' if available)

Caliber: .224 Valkyrie
Cartridge Type: Rimless
Bullet Diameter: 0.224 '' | 5.69 mm
Primer Size: Small Rifle (SR)
Max. Case Length (l3):1.6'' | 40.64 mm
Max .Cartridge Length / OAL:2.26'' | 57.4 mm
Maximum Standardized Pressure:54970.16 psi | 3790 bar
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