308 Winchester Ammo For Sale

The .308 Winchester is a great hunting round, suitable for most North American game, from deer to bear. It is also used in military, law enforcement and long-range target shooting applications with great success. Learn More

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  1. Winchester 7.62x51mm NATo Ammo - 120 Rounds of 147 Grain FMJ Ammunition

    53 In stock now
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    $99.99 Price

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    • 120 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 120 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • American-made Discount Range
    • 2800 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 147 Grain
    • FMJ Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2560 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 83.3¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU USA76251AC
    • UPC 020892221451
  2. Winchester 7.62x51mm Ammo - 20 Rounds of 147 Grain FMJ Ammunition

    87 In stock now

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    $16.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • American-made Range
    • 2800 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 85¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU Q3130
    • UPC 020892201873
  3. Fiocchi 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain FMJ-BT Ammunition

    83 In stock now

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    $16.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Foreign-made Range
    • 2890 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 85¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 308A
    • UPC 762344705620
  4. Federal 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain SP Ammunition

    83 In stock now

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    $17.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Discount Hunting
    • 2820 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 150 Grain
    • SP Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2648 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 85¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU 308A
    • UPC 029465084745
  5. Fiocchi 308 Win Ammo - 180 Rounds of 150 Grain FMJ-BT Ammunition

    60 In stock now
    Image For 180 Rounds Of 150 Grain FMJ Boxer Brass 308 Win Fiocchi Ammunition
    $155.00 Price

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    • 180 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 180 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Foreign-made Range
    • 2890 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 150 Grain
    • FMJ Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2781 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 86.1¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 308FA
    • UPC 762344863481
  6. PMC X-Tac 7.62x51mm Ammo - 20 Rounds of 147 Grain FMJ-BT Ammunition

    54 In stock now

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    $17.25 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by PMC

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by PMC
    • Foreign Discount Range
    • 2800 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 86.3¢ Cost Per Round
    • PMC SKU 7.62X
    • UPC 741569010153
  7. PMC Bronze 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain PSP Ammunition

    21 In stock now
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    $17.29 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by PMC

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by PMC
    • Foreign Discount Hunting
    • 2820 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 150 Grain
    • PSP Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2648 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 86.5¢ Cost Per Round
    • PMC SKU 308SP
    • UPC 741569040723
  8. Remington UMC 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain MC Ammunition

    32 In stock now

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    $17.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • American-made Discount Range
    • 2820 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 150 Grain
    • MC Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2648 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 90¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU L308W4-23715
    • UPC 047700067209
  9. Magtech Sniper Match 308 Win Ammo - 50 Rounds of 168 Grain HPBT Ammunition

    43 In stock now

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    $44.99 Price

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    • 50 Rounds
    • Made by Magtech

    • New Condition
    • 50 Rounds
    • Made by Magtech
    • Foreign-made Range
    • 90¢ Cost Per Round
    • Magtech SKU 308D
    • UPC 754908201716
  10. Winchester 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain PP Ammunition

    88 In stock now

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    $18.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • American-made Discount Hunting
    • 2820 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 150 Grain
    • PP Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2648 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 90¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU X3085
    • UPC 020892200395
  11. Winchester 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 180 Grain PP Ammunition

    80 In stock now

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    $18.50 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • American-made Discount Hunting
    • 2620 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 180 Grain
    • PP Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2743 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 92.5¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU X3086
    • UPC 020892200401
  12. Federal 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain FMJ-BT Ammunition

    74 In stock now

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    $18.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Discount Range
    • 2820 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 95¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU AE308D
    • UPC 029465085339
  13. Sellier and Bellot 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 180 Grain SPCE Ammunition

    17 In stock now

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    $18.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot
    • Foreign Discount Hunting
    • 2509 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 180 Grain
    • SPCE Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2525 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
  14. Fiocchi 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain PSP Ammunition

    6 In stock now

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    $18.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Foreign Discount Hunting
    • 2750 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 150 Grain
    • PSP Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2518 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 95¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 308B
    • UPC 762344705637
  15. Federal Lake City 308 Win Ammo - 500 Rounds of XM118 175 Grain OTM Ammunition

    46 In stock now

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    $474.99 Price

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    • 500 Rounds
    • Made by Lake City

    • New Condition
    • 500 Rounds
    • Made by Lake City
    • American-made Range
    • 2580 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 95¢ Cost Per Round
    • Lake City SKU XM118
    • UPC 029465065447
  16. Fiocchi 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 165 Grain SPBT Ammunition

    19 In stock now

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    Image For 20 Rounds Of 165 Grain SPBT Boxer Brass 308 Win Fiocchi Ammunition
    $19.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Foreign-made Hunting
    • 2700 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 165 Grain
    • SPBT Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2671 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 95¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 308D
    • UPC 762344710358
  17. Sellier and Bellot 308 Win Ammo - 500 Rounds of 180 Grain FMJ Ammunition

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    $495.00 Price

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    • 500 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • New Condition
    • 500 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot
    • Foreign Discount Range
    • 2411 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 180 Grain
    • FMJ Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2324 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
  18. Fiocchi 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 180 Grain SPBT Ammunition

    5 In stock now

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    Image For 20 Rounds Of 180 Grain SPBT Boxer Brass 308 Win Fiocchi Ammunition
    $19.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Foreign-made Hunting
    • 2620 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 100¢ to $1.00 Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 308C
    • UPC 762344710174
  19. Remington 308 Win Ammo - 200 Rounds of 168 Grain HPBT Ammunition

    14 In stock now

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    $200.00 Price

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    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • American-made Range
    • 2680 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 168 Grain
    • HPBT Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2678 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.00 Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU RM308W7
    • UPC 047700068213
  20. Federal 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 180 Grain Fusion Ammunition

    21 In stock now

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    $20.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Hunting
    • 2600 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • $1.05 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU F308FS3
    • UPC 029465097967
  21. Federal 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain Fusion Ammunition

    13 In stock now

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    $21.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Range
    • 2820 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • $1.05 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU F308FS1
    • UPC 029465097943
  22. Federal 7.62x51mm Ammo - 200 Rounds of 168 Grain OTM Ammunition

    7 In stock now

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    $214.99 Price

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    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Range
    • 2650 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 168 Grain
    • OTM Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2619 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.07 to $1.08 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU A76251M1A
    • UPC 20029465060408
  23. Hornady 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain SP Ammunition

    49 In stock now

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    $21.50 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady
    • American-made Discount Hunting
    • 2820 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 150 Grain
    • SP Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2649 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.08 Cost Per Round
    • Hornady SKU 8090
    • UPC 090255380903
  24. Federal 7.62x51mm Ammo - 20 Rounds of 168 Grain OTM Ammunition

    82 In stock now

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    $21.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Range
    • 2650 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 168 Grain
    • OTM Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2619 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.10 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU A76251M1A
    • UPC 029465060404
  25. Lake City 308 Win Ammo - 50 Rounds of 175 Grain HPBT Ammunition

    71 In stock now

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    $54.99 Price

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    • 50 Rounds
    • Made by Lake City

    • New Condition
    • 50 Rounds
    • Made by Lake City
    • American-made Range
    • 2580 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • $1.10 Cost Per Round
    • Lake City SKU XM118
    • UPC XM11850RD
  26. Federal Gold Medal Match 308 Win Ammo - 500 Rounds of 175 Grain Sierra MatchKing HPBT Ammunition

    4 In stock now

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    $550.00 Price

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    • 500 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 500 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Range
    • 2627 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • $1.10 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU GM762M2
    • UPC 50029465060645
  27. Federal 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 165 Grain Fusion Ammunition

    70 In stock now

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    $22.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Range
    • 2700 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • $1.10 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU F308FS2
    • UPC 029465097950
  28. Hornady American Whitetail 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 165 Grain InterLock SP Ammunition

    19 In stock now

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    $22.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady
    • American-made Discount Hunting
    • 2700 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 165 Grain
    • SP Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2670 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.10 Cost Per Round
    • Hornady SKU 80904
    • UPC 090255809046
  29. Fiocchi 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 165 Grain Game King HPBT Ammunition

    4 In stock now

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    $22.49 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Foreign-made Range
    • 2675 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 165 Grain
    • HPBT Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2622 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.12 Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 308GKB
    • UPC 762344704302
  30. Federal 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain Fusion Ammunition

    38 In stock now

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    $22.49 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Range
    • 2770 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • $1.12 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU F308MSR1
    • UPC 029465064082
  31. Fiocchi 308 Win Ammo - 200 Rounds of 150 Grain SST Polymer Tip Ammunition

    3 In stock now

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    $225.00 Price

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    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Foreign-made Hunting
    • 2860 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 150 Grain
    • SST Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2724 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.13 Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 308HSA
    • UPC 762344861036
  32. Remington 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 168 Grain HPBT Ammunition

    13 In stock now
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    $22.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • American-made Range
    • 2680 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 168 Grain
    • HPBT Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2678 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.15 Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU RM308W7
    • UPC 047700068206
  33. Australian Defense Industries 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 165 Grain Sierra SBT GameKing Ammunition

    2 In stock now

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    $23.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Australian Outback

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Australian Outback
    • Foreign-made Range
    • 2840 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • $1.15 Cost Per Round
    • Australian Outback SKU AOB308SGK
    • UPC 9332153001049
  34. Remington 308 Win Ammo - 200 Rounds of 175 Grain HPBT Ammunition

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    $230.00 Price

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    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • American-made Range
    • 2609 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 175 Grain
    • HPBT Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2644 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.15 Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU RM308W8
    • UPC 047700396514
  35. Federal 308 Win Ammo - 200 Rounds of 168 Grain HPBT Ammunition

    58 In stock now
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    Price $234.99

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    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Range
    • 2650 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 168 Grain
    • HPBT Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2619 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.17 to $1.18 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU GM308M
    • UPC 029465589332
  36. Winchester 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 147 Grain FMJ Ammunition

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    $23.50 Price
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    • $23.00 each if you buy 10 -  save 2%

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • American-made Range
    • 2800 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 147 Grain
    • FMJ Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2559 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.15 to $1.18 Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU USA3081
    • UPC 020892212633
  37. Hornady BLACK 308 Win Ammo - 200 Rounds of 168 Grain A-MAX Ammunition

    2 In stock now

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    $239.99 Price

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    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • New Condition
    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady
    • American-made Range
    • 2700 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • $1.20 Cost Per Round
    • Hornady SKU 80971
    • UPC 090255809718
  38. Remington 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 175 Grain HPBT Ammunition

    28 In stock now

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    $24.49 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • American-made Range
    • 2600 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 175 Grain
    • HPBT Bullet
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2627 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • $1.22 Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU RM308W8
    • UPC 047700396507
  39. Australian Defense Industries 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 168 Grain HPBT Ammunition

    37 In stock now

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    $24.50 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Australian Outback

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Australian Outback
    • Foreign-made Range
    • 2791 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • $1.23 Cost Per Round
    • Australian Outback SKU AOB308SMK
  40. Federal 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 175 Grain Gold Medal Match HPBT Ammunition

    75 In stock now

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    $24.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • American-made Range
    • 2627 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • $1.25 Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU GM762M2
    • UPC 029465060640
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In 1952, the .308 Winchester was released for the iconic Winchester Model 70 bolt action rifle. This rimless and bottleneck-style cartridge was based on the 7.62x51mm NATO, and was released to the public two years before NATO adopted the 7.62x51mm.

The Beginning of the 308 Winchester

It is commonly misunderstood that the 7.62x51mm is interchangeable with the .308 Winchester. This is not true, as the modern .308 Winchester cartridge generates higher pressures than seen in the military 7.62x51mm. Indeed, the NATO round was developed based on the 308 Win. Therefore, .308 Winchester cartridges should not be fired in weapons chambered for the NATO 7.62x51mm.

The .308 Winchester cartridge was designed for hunting. In fact, it is the most popular short action round for big-game hunting in the entire world. It is able to harvest most game in North America, as well as a large portion of game in Africa, due to the efficiency of the bullet in delivering hydrostatic shock to the target. This happens especially well when expanding bullets are used – the Nosler Partition bullets and the Sellier & Bellot eXergy are great examples of high-performance bullets engineered specifically for hunting.

However, the value of 308 rounds are not limited to hunting. It’s also a popular round among target shooters, metallic silhouette shooters, palma rifle shooters, benchrest target shooters, metal matches, and military and police snipers and related uses. In addition to being the most popular big-game hunting round in the world, it is also the most popular hunting round in North America, bar none.

.308 Win as a Parent Round

In addition to the NATO 7.62x51mm, the 308 Winchester has served as a parent round for a variety of ammo. Some of the many cartridges developed using the .308 Winchester include:

  • .243 Winchester
  • .260 Remington
  • .307 Winchester
  • .358 Winchester
  • .338 Federal
  • .358 Winchester
  • 45 Raptor
  • 7mm-08 Remington

Because it shoots with great accuracy and recoil is manageable, police and military shooters consider the .308 Winchester to be a valuable component in their arsenals. The round is versatile and has been employed effectively in urban situations, yet it still offers the ability to engage human targets at ranges as far as 1,000 yards. The bullet weights for the .308 Winchester cartridge range between 150 and 180 grains, and muzzle velocities are in the range of 2,600 to 2,800 feet per second, which provide 2,600 to 2,800 foot pounds of muzzle energy.

For large numbers of sport shooters, the .308 Winchester is their go-to cartridge. It's currently used by PALMA competitors in their 800-, 900- and 1,000-yard events. It is also used by F-Class shooters for competitions at 1,000 yards. The USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Association) has a Multi-Gun, Heavy Metal class with very specific firearms requirements, one of them being that the smallest caliber size be 0.308." As a result of this and due to the number of AR-15 style rifles chambered for this round, the most frequently chosen cartridge is the .308 Winchester.

Genesis of the .308 Winchester

The genesis of the 308 Winchester round lies back in 1952. At that time, there were two big kids on the block – the .30-03 and the .30-06. They were in such great supply, thanks to their use during half a century of wars, that the average American not only knew how to shoot with them, but could also get them in bulk for a pittance. The round was designed by Winchester for weapons with shorter action for more reliable functioning in semi-automatic rifles. It was originally tested by the military before the modifications, making it the 7.62x51mm NATO two years later.

308 vs. 5.56 and 7.62x51mm NATO

These two rounds are so similar that many people think they’re interchangeable, but they’re not. While a 7.62x51mm NATO can physically be chambered into a weapon designed for a .308 Winchester (and vice versa), the pressure difference between the two rounds makes actually firing one from the other profoundly unsafe. The 308 is loaded at a much higher pressure than its military equivalent.

The 308 Winchester’s little brother started seeing far less action after the military switched away from the M16 to the far faster 5.56 round. After this, the .308 Win was primarily used as a sniper round in the Marine Corps, though it saw some use in the Army as well. By 1964, however, the round had all but disappeared from regular use in the United States military. It didn’t die out completely, however, seeing continued use as a long-range round. It’s primary use today is in specialty roles in the Marine Corps and competition shooting throughout the military.

Today, the 308 is one of the most readily available commercial rounds on the market – and that’s part of its appeal. Say, for example, you’re traveling and your bags get lost. Your ammo is gone. You won’t have any trouble at all replacing the rounds when you get to your destination. What’s more, because of the wide availability, it’s easy to stockpile 308 bulk ammo. For preppers, this is a Godsend. You can easily load up as much as you need of this powerful big-game round without having to worry about where you’re going to get more – at least not until the end of the world as we know it.

The .308 Win also has a lot of variety within the cartridge in terms of bullet weight. You can buy light bullets if you’re dealing with varmints, but heavier bullets are what make the round the go-to cartridge for big-game hunters. Specially bonded bullets pierce animal bone and even bulletproof glass. Most stores will have the 308 Winchester with the bullet load you need to accomplish just about any task. If they don’t have what you need, it can generally be ordered and quickly delivered.

Handloaders love the round, thanks to this versatility. Stores, online retailers, and catalogs have just about everything you can think of – as well as things you’d never even considered if you want to start handloading your own .308 Winchester cartridges.

Development of .308 ammo has continued since its introduction over 60 years ago, and it remains one of the primary rifle cartridges offered by ammunition manufacturers when they develop a new product line. Sellier & Bellot sell .308 Winchester topped with their eXergy and Nosler Partition bullets. Federal Premium Ammunition sells .308 Winchester in their Fusion line of hunting ammo and with the Nosler Ballistic Tip. Hornady sells its new TAP ammo in .308 for tactical applications, and their A-MAX Match ammunition for competitive shooters.

This has been a popular cartridge for sport shooters, hunters, and shooters with tactical applications for decades, make it common to find cheap .308 ammo. It is extremely accurate, the recoil is manageable, and it has a variety of ammunition available. Ultimately, it is the versatility that has made it perhaps the most popular round in the entire world.

While it’s not the best at anything, it’s darn good at just about everything – especially for those who want to own one or two rifles, rather than turn their gun cabinet into a Swiss army knife. This can be the one rifle to rule them all.

308 Winchester Ballistics: Chart of Average 308 Winchester Ballistics

Note: This information comes from the manufacturer and is for informational purposes only. The actual ballistics obtained with your firearm can vary considerably from the advertised ballistics. Also, ballistics can vary from lot to lot with the same brand and type load.

308 Winchester Bullet WEIGHT Muzzle VELOCITY (fps) Muzzle ENERGY (ft. lbs.) TRAJECTORY (in.)
  Muzzle 100 yds. 200 yds. 300 yds. 400 yds. Muzzle 100 yds. 200 yds. 300 yds. 400 yds. 100 yds. 200 yds. 300 yds. 400 yds.
55 Grain 3770 3215 2726 2286 1888 1735 1262 907 638 435 -2 1.4 -3.8 -15.8
110 Grain 3165 2830 2520 2230 1960 2447 1956 1551 1215 938 1.4 0 -6.9 -20.9
120 Grain 2850 2497 2171 n/a n/a 2164 1662 1256 n/a n/a 0 -2.8 n/a n/a
150 Grain 2820 2533 2263 2009 1774 2648 2137 1705 1344 1048 2.5 0.4 -8.5 -26.1
150 Grain Superformance 3000 2772 2555 2348 1962 2997 2558 2173 1836 1540 1.5 0 -6.9 -20
155 Grain 2775 2553 2342 2141 1950 2650 2243 1887 1577 1308 1.9 0 -8.3 -24.2
155 Grain 2850 2640 2438 2247 2064 2795 2398 2047 1737 1466 1.8 0 -7.5 -22.1
165 Grain 2700 2440 2194 1963 1748 2670 2180 1763 1411 1199 2.5 0 -9.7 -28.5
168 Grain 2680 2493 2314 2143 1979 2678 2318 1998 1713 1460 2.5 0 -8.9 -25.3
168 Grain Super Match 2870 2647 2462 2284 2114 3008 2613 2261 1946 1667 1.7 0 -7.5 -21.6
170 Grain 2000 1740 1510 n/a n/a 1510 1145 860 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
178 Grain 2620 2415 2220 2034 1857 2713 2306 1948 1635 1363 2.5 0 -9.6 -27.6
178 Grain Super Match 2780 2609 2444 2285 2132 3054 2690 2361 2064 1797 1.8 0 -7.6 -21.9
180 Grain 2620 2393 2178 1974 1782 2743 2288 1896 1557 1269 2.5 -0.2 -10.2 -28.5
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