Federal Premium® Gold Medal® Sierra® Matchking® 6.5 Creedmoor 140Gr SMBTHP 20 Round Box


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Long range isn’t just a distance. It’s a state of mind. A dedication to push further. And it’s why Federal Premium® builds Gold Medal® rifle loads. The exclusive primer design provides the best sensitivity and most consistent ballistics in the industry. The precision-built Sierra® MatchKing® bullet is shot to win more matches than any other rifle bullet. It’s the only choice for the world’s most elite shooters.


  • Boat-tail hollow-point bullet provides the extra margin of ballistic performance match shooters need
  • Uniform match jacket ensures consistent, long-range accuracy
  • Federal brass
  • Specially formulated propellant
  • Benchrest-quality Gold Medal primer



Bullet Type Sierra MatchKing (Jacketed Pointed Soft Point Boat Tail)
Bullet Weight (g) 9.07
Bullet Diameter (in) .264
Sectional Density (lb/in²) 0.287
Bullet Length (in; mm) 1.300; 33.02
Material of Jacket Copper
Cartridge Cases Brass
Cartridge Headstamp F C 6.5 CREEDMOOR
Primer Size Large Rifle Gold Medal
+P Ammunition No
Commercial Spec SAAMI Spec, CIP M Marked Box


Ballistic Coefficient (G1) 0.535
Ballistic Coefficient (G7) 0.261
Test Barrel Length (in) 24
Sight Height (in) 1.5

Velocity and Energy:

Distance (y) Muzzle 100 200 300 400 500
Velocity (fps) 2675 2509 2350 2196 2048 1905
Energy (ft-lb) 2224 1957 1716 1499 1303 1128

Wind Drift (10 mph crosswind):

Distance (y) Muzzle 100 200 300 400 500
Drift (in) 0.0 0.6 2.6 6.2 11.3 18.1

Average Range (100 yd zero):

Distance (y) 0 50 100 200 300
Drop (in) -1.5 -0.1 0 -4.0 -14.4

Long Range (200 yd zero):

Distance (y) 0 50 100 200 300 400 500
Drop (in) -1.5 0.9 2.0 0 -8.4 -23.9 -47.5

Additional Information:

Trajectory tables were calculated by computer using the best available data for each load.  Trajectories are representative of the nominal behavior of each load at standard conditions (59°F temperature; barometric pressure of 29.53 inches; altitude at sea level).  Shooters are cautioned that actual trajectories may differ due to variations in altitude, atmospheric conditions, guns, sights and ammunition.

Part Number GM65CRD1


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Weight 0.9 kg

6.5 Creedmoor



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