Tested, selected and fielded by a specialized group within the U.S. DoD for its multipurpose combat rifle program, the versatile 6mm ARC does much of what larger cartridges can and everything that smaller cartridges can’t. Designed to meet the needs of the world’s toughest critics, the 6mm ARC utilizes efficient, high-BC bullets to deliver unprecedented performance from the AR-15 platform. Commercial 6mm ARC offerings will feature bullets selected to deliver ideal performance for hunting, match shooting and personal protection applications.
The 6mm ARC achieves results never before delivered from the AR-15 platform with the ultimate blend of system weight, performance and shootability. Equally at home in AR-15 platforms and short or micro action bolt guns, this load is suitable for applications from personal defense to match shooting, hunting, and military and law enforcement.
Balanced application of cartridge, chamber and propellant design is coupled with bullet selection for optimum all-range performance and barrel life. The 6mm ARC provides excellent terminal performance from an assortment of bullets for a variety of applications.
THE PERFECT TIP!
The new Heat Shield™ tip on the ELD® Match bullet creates the perfect meplat and outperforms BTHP bullets.
HORNADY® MATCH™ BULLETS
Hornady® Match™ rifle ammunition is loaded with the most accurate, consistent match bullets in the world, featuring our AMP® bullet jackets.
SPECIALLY SELECTED CASES
Cases are carefully selected based on strict criteria: wall thickness uniformity, internal capacity, case weight and consistent wall concentricity.
CAREFULLY MATCHED POWDER
Powder is matched carefully to each specific load for optimal pressure, velocity and consistent accuracy.
STRINGENT QUALITY CONTROL
With extremely tight tolerances and strict quality control, all Hornady® Match™ ammunition features superior lot-to-lot consistency. From the bullet seating to the optimal charges and velocities, Hornady® Match™ ammunition is designed to live up to company founder, J.W. Hornady’s original goal: “Ten bullets through one hole.”