22-250 ammo is a very high-velocity, short action, .22 caliber rifle cartridge primarily used for varmint hunting and small game hunting. For nearly 140 years, the Union Metallic Cartridge Company name has been synonymous with some of the finest ammunition made. Since its beginning in 1867, UMC has blazed a trail of innovation in cartridge-making excellence that continues to this day. UMC was the first ammunition company to produce centerfire ammunition, the .22 Long Rifle cartridge, and super-accurate “Palma Match” target ammunition. The UMC division makes only first-quality product, in a limited line of popular specifications, so they can bring you the benefit of manufacturing efficiencies that keep costs low. The rifle and handgun ammunition made today is the product of 140 years of design innovation and manufacturing excellence.
Reliable, affordable loads for the high-volume shooter. Whether for practice, target shooting or training exercises, UMC ammunition is a superb choice for high volume shooting and hunting. This ammunition is new production, non-corrosive, in boxer primed, reloadable brass cases.
|Grain Weight||45 Grains|
|Muzzle Velocity||4000 Feet Per Second|
|Muzzle Energy||1598 Foot Pounds|
|Bullet Style||Jacketed Hollow Point|
|Shipping Weight||0.800 Pounds|
History of the 22-250 Remington
The 22-250 Remington is a rimless bottleneck cartridge that was designed in 1937 and has been in production since 1965
Like a lot of cartridges, the 22-250 started out as a wildcat cartridge.