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SHOT Show 2018: Federal Premium's New .224 Valkyrie

Some shooters call Federal Premium’s new .224 Valkyrie, a “.223 on steroids.” While that may sound cliché, the point is this new cartridge is the world’s first supersonic, 1,300-yard cartridge designed for AR-15s.

Hodgdon Releases New .224 Valkyrie Reloading Data

Hodgdon has announced the launch of load data for the new .224 Valkyrie cartridge, now available on the company’s Reloading Data Center website.

Head to Head: .22 Nosler vs. .224 Valkyrie

The .22 Nosler and .224 Valkyrie are both viable for long-range shooting and run at very similar velocities, so which gets the nod?

Hardware: .224 Valkyrie

The list of advantages held by the .224 Valkyrie starts with ballistic performance that’s more like the .22-250 Rem. than the .223 Rem. Loaded with 60- to 90-grain bullets, the .224 Valkyrie was developed by Federal Premium to bring more power to the AR-15 platform.

Behind the Bullet: .224 Valkyrie

Based on the 6.8 SPC cartridge, the .224 Valkyrie is designed to give excellent long-range ballistics from an AR platform with little recoil. Loaded with 60- to 90-grain bullets, the cartridge makes a sound choice for deer and varmints alike.

Federal Announces New .224 Valkyrie Loads

Federal announces two new flat-shooting premium .224 Valkyrie loads that are designed to deliver precision accuracy at long ranges.

Federal Premium Ammunition and Savage Introduce New .224 Valkyrie

The newest high-speed cartridge developed for the AR-15 platform was just released by Federal Premium Ammunition in the form of the .224 Valkyrie, allowing supersonic velocity out to 1,300 yards.

Meet Federal Premium’s New .224 Valkyrie

Based on the 6.8 SPC cartridge, the new .224 Valkyrie is designed to give excellent long-range ballistics from an AR platform, with little recoil.

First Look: Sierra Prairie Enemy Varmint and Predator Ammunition

Sierra Ammunition has announced the new Prairie Enemy Varmint and redator family of hunting cartridges.

Photos: Texas Predator Hunt with Federal Premium, Savage Arms and Bushnell

Assistant Editor Connor McKibbin recently had the opportunity to join Federal Premium, Savage Arms and Bushnell in Texas to test Federal’s new .224 Valkyrie cartridge—the world’s first cartridge to remain supersonic at 1300 yards, designed specifically for AR-15s.

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