Ballistic Gelatin Performance of the 150gr Swift Scrocco as loaded by Remington

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.308 Swift 150 gr bonded Scirocco PT loaded by Remington (PRSC308WA) fired from 18" barrel M1A, no MV recorded due to damaged chronograph.
BG: Pen = 19.7", NL = 0.5 cm, max TC 14 cm @ 12 cm pen/extending to 27 cm, RD = 0.62", RL = 0.39", RW = 141.2 gr
AG: Pen = 15.0", NL = 0 cm, max TC 13 cm @ 11 cm pen/extending to 21 cm, RD = 0.60", RL = 0.40", RW = 128.5 gr

  Penetration Neck Length Max TX diameter Recovered Diameter Recovered Length Recovered Weight
Bare Gelatin 19.7" 0.5cm 14.0cm @ 12cm, extending to 27cm 0.62" 0.39" 141.2gr
Auto Glass 15,0" 0cm 13cm @ 11cm, extending to 21cm 0.60" 0.40" 128.5gr

Photo below depicts the Barnes 130 gr TSX in the left column (BG/AG) and the Swift 150 gr Scirocco bonded PT in the right column (BG/AG).

308 TSX


The current .308 rifle loads that offer the best terminal performance when fired from a 16" barrel semi-auto rifles, include the Remington 150 gr Core-Lokt Ultra Bond JSP, followed by the Speer 150 gr Gold Dot JSP, and Swift 150 gr Scirroco bonded PT.

Good barrier blind choices from a longer barrel or bolt gun include the Federal Tactical using the 165 gr Trophy Bonded Bear Claw JSP, Black Hills loaded 180 gr Nosler Accubond PT, Nosler 150 & 165 gr Partition, Remington loaded Swift Scirocco II 150 & 165 gr bonded PT, Swift A-Frame 165 gr JSP, Remington Core Lokt Ultra Bonded 150 & 180 gr JSP, Speer 150 & 168 gr Gold Dot JSP's (and identically constructed Federal 150 & 165 gr Fusion JSP's), Hornady 165 gr Interbond PT.