Top Definition
A sniping cartridge, developed in Finland by the company Lapua and the British company Accuracy International in 1989 for extreme sniping ( ~ 1,000m range ). It can penetrate body armor at a range of 1,000m , making it the cartridge of choice for sniping and anti-personnel mission
The .338 lapua magnum was used by British sniper Corporal of Horse (CoH) Craig Harrison to establish a new record for the longest confirmed sniper kill in combat, at a range of 2,475 m (2,707 yd)
by .338 April 01, 2011
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