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.17-223
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Left to right: .17/223 Norma Experimental, .17-223 Frankford Arsenal Experimental F A 7 2, .17-223 Frankford Arsenal Experimental F A 7 3, 4.3x45 D.A.G. Experimental DAG 4.3X45, 4.9x45 D.A.G. Experimental DAG .223, 4.7x45 Experimental DAG 4.7 MM, 4.85x49 Experimental XL1E1 RG 77 4.85
Type Rifle
Place of origin United States
Specifications
Parent case .223 Remington
Bullet diameter .172 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Neck diameter .203 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Shoulder diameter .358 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Base diameter .376 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Rim diameter .378 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Case length 1.76 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Overall length 2.15 in (Bad rounding hereScript error mm)
Primer type Small rifle
Ballistic performance
Bullet weight/type Velocity Energy
25 gr (Bad rounding hereScript error g) Hornady3,929 ft/s (Bad rounding hereScript error m/s)875 ft·lbf (Bad rounding hereScript error J)
25 gr (Bad rounding hereScript error g) Hornady3,940 ft/s (Bad rounding hereScript error m/s)862 ft·lbf (Bad rounding hereScript error J)
25 gr (Bad rounding hereScript error g) Hornady3,989 ft/s (Bad rounding hereScript error m/s)883 ft·lbf (Bad rounding hereScript error J)
Test barrel length: 22 in
Source(s): Ammo Guide [1]

The .17-223 is a centerfire wildcat rifle cartridge. It is based on the .223 Remington, but the neck is re-sized to accept a .17 caliber bullet.

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