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Berger Introduces New 223 Remington Ammunition

We are excited to announce that we are expanding our ammunition line to now include .223 Remington! Our initial .223 releases will be loaded with a Berger 73 grain Boat Tail target bullet and a Berger 77 grain OTM Tactical bullet. 223 Remington 73 Grain Boat Tail TargetOur new .223 Remington 73 gr Target round provides both bolt-gun and gas-gun operators and competitors a premium round that outperforms all other traditional 69-75gr rounds in 1:9" twist platforms. The 73 Grain BT Target projectile is known in competitive shooting and Mil/LE circles as the “test-bullet” for AR platforms. The competitive shooter’s adage has [...]

NEW! Berger 25 Caliber 135 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target™ Bullets

Berger’s new 25 Caliber 135 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target™ is the latest projectile offering in the highly anticipated Long Range Hybrid Target (LRHT) product line. The 25 Caliber LRHT boasts a high BC, jump-tolerant hybrid ogive profile that is Doppler Radar verified with less than 1% BC variation. A high Ballistic Coefficient is important for competitive shooting, but shot-to-shot consistency is the most critical aspect when engaging targets out to 1,000 yards. Utilizing advanced and proprietary manufacturing processes, Berger’s innovative Meplat Reduction Technology™ (MRT™) applies controlled pressure along the nose of each LRHT bullet, producing a [...]

Team Berger Shooter Wins Wisconsin Barrel Maker Classic

Team Berger member, Jon Pynch, scored a 185 to secure first place at the second annual Wisconsin Barrel Maker Classic. Pynch shot a 6mm Dasher loaded with Berger 6mm 105 Hybrid Target bullets in Lapua cases. The Wisconsin Barrel Maker Classic Match is an Armageddon Cup qualifier supported by the Wisconsin Barrel Makers; Bartlein, Krieger, Criterion, Rock Creek, Mullerworks and Brux. The match was hosted by the Highlands Sportsmen’s Club August 1-2 in Cascade, WI. Pynch stated, “Consistency is king in this game! The Berger/Lapua combo is a tough combo to top!” Learn more about “Why Consistency Wins”, Ballistic Coefficient’s (BC’s) consistency, and BC effects [...]

Reloading for Long Range Precision Podcast

Berger has teamed up again with Frank Galli of Sniper's Hide and The Everyday Sniper Podcast in a new podcast geared towards educating shooters about BC, ballistics solvers, hand loading techniques, and more in a two-episode podcast series titled "Reloading for Long Range." In this podcast series, Frank interviews Berger's very own Bryan Litz and Emil Praslick to pick their brains about their trade secrets. Bryan, Berger's Chief Ballistician, and Emil, a military and law enforcement expert and world renown wind-reading guru, go into detail one everything from their personal reloading techniques to advanced topics such as how to use Ballistic Coefficients to accurately predict [...]

Berger Shooters Win Hornady Precision Hunter Steel Challenge

Competitors loading Berger Bullets won both the Light and Heavy divisions and claimed the top 3 places overall during the inaugural Hornady Precision Hunter Steel Challenge. Congratulations to Rusty Ulmer for winning the Light Division with Berger 6.5mm 140 Grain VLD’s in his Creedmoor chambered Impact action with Proof carbon barrel. Brian Black took top honors in the Hunter Heavy Division and 1st place overall for the match. Brian shot Berger 6.5mm 140 Grain Hybrid’s loaded in a 6.5x47 Lapua. Brian used a Lone Peak Arms Fuzion action with Benchmark barrel and XLR Element chassis. Brian stated, “I was short on time to prepare for [...]

NEW! Berger Long Range Hybrid Target Ammunition Now Available

We are happy to announce our brand new Long Range Hybrid Target™ ammunition line is shipping to Berger authorized dealers now! Since the successful launch of the Long Range Hybrid Target™ (LRHT) bullet line, we’ve received numerous requests from shooters that don’t hand load and want to shoot these bullets. Our initial product offering includes three offerings; 6mm Creedmoor 109 Grain LRHT, 6.5 Creedmoor 144 Grain LRHT, and 6.5 Creedmoor 153.5 Grain LRHT. Berger Long Range Hybrid Target™ ammunition features Berger’s high BC, jump-tolerant hybrid ogive LRHT bullet, which is Doppler verified to less than 1% BC variation. This sets Berger Ammunition apart from any [...]

“No BS BC’s – Why Consistency Wins” Podcast Wrap-Up

Frank Galli of Sniper's Hide and The Everyday Sniper Podcast wrapped up the final episode of the NoBSBC 6-part podcast series with Berger Chief Ballistician, Bryan Litz, and Mil/LE Tactical Expert, Emil Praslick. Bryan Litz, Berger's Chief Ballistician and "the guy who literally wrote the book on Applied Ballistics." Emil Praslick, Mil/LE Expert and one of the top wind reading coaches in the world. The 6-part podcast series dispels the “highest BC is best” myth, addresses the requirements for successful long range shooting, and “Why BC Consistency Wins” outright. Each podcast is an in-depth discussion [...]

Ortiz Wins Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge with Berger 220 Grain LRHT Bullet

Congratulations to Jorge Ortiz, winner of the 5th Annual Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge! Jorge was running new Berger 30 caliber 220 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target™ bullets through his Accuracy International ASR platform chambered in 300 Norma Magnum for the impressive win. What’s inspiring about Jorge’s performance is that he outshot nearly 200 competitors engaging targets from 700 yards to 2,100 yards in extremely challenging conditions, and did so as a US veteran with bilateral above the knee amputee status after being wounded in Afghanistan. The 2020 Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge was held June 13-14th at Tillard 55 Ranch in Glenrock, WY. Jorge was kind [...]

Team Berger Shooter Crofts Wins Cabelas Long Range Regional

Team Berger member, James Crofts, scored a 573-21Xs to secure first place at the Cabelas Mid-Atlantic Long Range Regional. Crofts shot Berger 30 Cal 200.20x projectiles, Vihtavuori N150 propellant and uses Lapua .308 Winchester Palma brass exclusively. The Cabelas Mid-Atlantic Long Range Regional, presented by the Bridgeville Rifle and Pistol Club took place June 27 – 28 at Bridgeville, DE. “Tough winds with heavy mirage and lots of heat and humidity was the name of the game this past weekend. You had to watch the flags and mirage or you would spend lots of time in the 9 ring,” stated Crofts.  “The 200.20x bullet paid [...]

Berger’s Bryan Litz and Emil Praslick on The Shooter’s Mindset

Berger’s Chief Ballistician, Bryan Litz and Mil/LE Expert and Wind Wizard, Emil Praslick visited The Shooter’s Mindset on Tuesday, June 16, to take listeners further into understanding Ballistic Coefficients (BC’s), their consistency, and their effects on accuracy and precision. The Shooter’s Mindset podcast hosts, Anthony Cruz, Jennifer Seymour and Greg Cannon with Litz and Praslick, dove deep into dispelling the “highest BC is best” myth, requirements for successful long range shooting, and why BC consistency wins outright. For more information on The Shooter’s Mindset podcast, visit Learn more about Berger’s unrivaled consistency and quality, and catch bi-weekly articles from Bryan Litz @

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