Featured Best of Both Worlds, the 224 Valkyrie by Federal Premium Candice Horner November 8, 2017 With the recent release of the 224 Valkyrie from Federal Premium Ammunition, we wanted to know more about why the cartridge was developed. In this RECOILweb video, Jim Gilliland gives us a rundown of how this round is essentially the perfect marriage of the 6.5 Creemoor and the .223 Remington cartridges. The 224 Valkyrie has a 6.8 SPC parent case, which is shouldered to 30 degrees and necked down to .22 caliber. The 90gr Sierra Matchking projectile has a G1 ballistic coefficient of .563. Gilliland reports getting a muzzle velocity of 2668fps with a JP Enterprises rifle, that has a 20 inch barrel. Gilliland stated, “I have consistently made hits out to 1300 yards with this round.” Left: 6.5 Creedmoor, Center: 224 Valkyrie, Right: .223 Remington Federal Premium will be offering the cartridge in four options, tailoring to all types of shooting: Long range and competition, The Gold Medal Sierra Matchking 224 Valkyrie Varmint and predator hunting, The Nosler Ballistic Tip Varmint 224 Valkyrie Medium game hunting, The Fusion MSR 224 Valkyrie Target shooting, The American Eagle TMJ 224 Valkyrie Boxes of 224 Valkyrie are expected to hit retailers in January 2018. For more information on the 224 Valkyrie, go to: https://www.federalpremium.com/224-valkyrie/ Explore RECOILweb:Op-Ed from the VA Civil Rights RallyArea 53's Border Patrol "Tracker" RifleThe Ashley Update: A Rare Colt Paterson PistolThe Anschütz MSR RX22 arrived - did you catch it? NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Click here to get IMMEDIATE ACCESS to a digital PDF of this target pack!