Announcements

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New 22 Caliber 85.5 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target Bullets

Our new 22 caliber 85.5 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target™ Bullets feature an improved center of gravity and ballistic coefficient. Utilizing advanced and proprietary manufacturing processes, our new innovative Meplat Reduction Technology™ (MRT™) System applies controlled pressure along the projectile nose, producing a homogeneous and repeatable bullet profile for the industry’s most consistent Ballistic Coefficients (“BC”). While a high BC is desirable to competitive shooters, shot-to-shot BC consistency is critical when engaging targets to 1,000 yards and beyond. Berger’s ballistic coefficients are all Doppler-radar verified with standard deviation unmatched by all other manufacturers. Easy to load and shoot with a jump-tolerant hybrid ogive design, the [...]

Walt Berger Named Team USA Rifle Captain for World Benchrest Championships

Walt Berger, founder of Berger Bullets and Ammunition, was named Captain of the USA Rifle Team for the World Benchrest Championships in Calgary, Canada this past week. The World Championships are held every two years and attract competitors from over 30 countries, testing their skills at 100-yard and 200-yard distances. Along with being named Team Captain, Walt participated in the World Benchrest Championships and did not disappoint. He finished 6th place in the Light Varmint 200-yard individual matches, and went on to support “USA Team A” to win the Silver Medal! Under Walt’s leadership, the USA’s Joel Nader won the Gold Medal for individuals, “USA [...]

New Berger 6.5mm 156 Grain EOL Elite Hunter

The long-awaited 6.5mm 156 grain Extreme Outer Limits (EOL) Elite Hunter bullets are purpose-built for hunters demanding a heavy-bullet solution for their Creedmoor, PRC, 26 Nosler and other 6.5 caliber long-range hunting platforms. EOL Elite Hunter bullets are “heaviest-in-class” and designed to break the common trend-line for today’s heavy hunting offerings. The sleek profile features an ultra-high ballistic coefficient (BC) and increased sectional density, delivering the highest energy retention upon impact. EOL Elite Hunter Bullets utilize our industry-leading hybrid ogive design, which blends tangent and secant designs to optimize efficiency, reduce wind-drift, and minimize sensitivity to seating depth. EOL’s are easy to load and shoot, [...]

Bryan Litz Wins Hathcock Award

Mesa, AZ – Berger’s Chief Ballistician, Bryan Litz, was presented with this year’s National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Hathcock award on June 4, 2019 in Fredericksburg, VA. The Hathcock award is presented to recognize an individual who has made significant contributions in operational employment and tactics of small arms weapons systems which impact the readiness and capability of U.S. military and law enforcement. The NDIA’s Small Arms Committee Executive Board selects the recipient in honor of the U.S Marine corps sniper legend Gunnery Sergeant Carlos N. Hathcock II. Hathcock honorably served in both military and law enforcement communities and influenced sniper training programs across the [...]

Berger ELR Projectile Selected for Extreme Sniper Strike Operations Program

Berger Bullets announces its new .375 caliber ELR Match Solid Bullet has been selected for the Extreme Sniper Strike Operations (ESSO) program (phase 2). The ESSO program is a US government project to develop a high performance, extreme long-range sniper weapon system built on a bolt-action, magazine fed platform. The new EnABELR (Engineered by Applied Ballistics for Extreme Long Range) cartridge is being loaded with Berger ELR Match Solid Bullets to drive the state of the art ESSO weapon system. The EnABELR is designed to reliably engage targets at distance 2500 meters. Bryan Litz, Berger’s Chief Ballistician said: “The .375 caliber Berger ELR Match Solid [...]

New Berger 6mm Creedmoor Ammunition

Mesa, AZ – New for 2019, Berger announces the addition of two 6mm Creedmoor offerings to their successful Match-Grade Rifle Ammunition line. New Berger 6mm Creedmoor Hunting Ammunition is loaded with 95 Grain Hybrid Classic Hunter projectiles and Lapua cartridge cases offering match-grade accuracy, lethal precision and sub-MOA results. Classic Hunter bullets are purpose-built to optimize ballistic performance in the field, while functioning flawlessly through any factory rifle magazine. Its cutting-edge hybrid ogive design is the same as Berger Hybrid Target Bullets, yet allowing for SAAMI length configurations for efficiency in the field. New 6mm Creedmoor Target Ammunition is loaded with Berger 105 Grain Hybrid [...]

Berger Bullets Announces New ELR Match Solid Projectiles

Mesa, AZ - New for 2019, Berger Bullets proudly announces the New Extreme Long Range (ELR) Match Solid Projectile line, beginning with 375 caliber 379 Grain and 407 Grain offerings. Extreme Long-Range shooting to distances of two miles and beyond has taken the firearms community by storm. With much of its roots developed from elite military sniper and Special Forces rifle training, ELR enthusiasts are utilizing highly innovative rifle and ammunition technology to engage targets at distances previously unheard of. Berger has taken the lead pioneering ELR, similar to how it’s dominated all other long-range rifle disciplines. Berger Bullets chief ballistician, Bryan Litz states “Our [...]

2019 Cactus Classic Results

We here at Berger would like to thank everyone who came out to join us at the 2019 Cactus Classic. It was a great weekend and we had a lot of fun visiting with old friends and getting to enjoy the weather. We saw quite a bit of wind throughout the week, but luckily we had decent conditions over the weekend. Friday night, our very own Jack Neary gave a reloading class. We recorded the class and will work on getting it edited and posted online in the coming weeks. We have a good 90 minutes of footage that should be able to be cut [...]

NEW – 7mm 184gr F-Open Hybrid Target Bullet

Official 7mm bullet of the US F-Open Rifle Team F-Class is one of the fastest growing precision rifle shooting disciplines, requiring the very best precision and accuracy to compete at the top levels. Rifles and other equipment have continued to advance as the sport becomes ever more competitive, and Berger has always been dedicated to making the very best bullets for our shooters. To that end, we, along with the US F-Open Rifle Team, are excited to announce the release of the new Berger 7mm 184gr F-Open Hybrid Target bullet. Our renowned ballistician, Bryan Litz, designed the new 184gr F-Open Hybrid to be slightly heavier, [...]

Berger Bullets Returns Home to the Greater Phoenix, Arizona Area!

We’re pleased to announce the relocation of our bullet manufacturing operation is now complete! Over the past few months, we’ve moved our entire Fullerton, CA facility to the Greater Phoenix Area where we first made Berger projectiles over 30 years ago. Our relocated manufacturing facility is now paired with our new ammunition loading capabilities, where New Berger Ammunition will soon launch in Q2, 2018. President Bill Gravatt states, “Our #1 priority is to fill back orders and return inventory to satisfactory levels and meet our growing customer demand. Those faithful customers are the reason for our success. Plans are to begin a 2nd shift soon [...]