.22 Long Rifle

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.22 Long Rifle


The .22 Long Rifle (metric designation: 5.6×15mmR) cartridge is a long-established variety of .22 caliber rimfire ammunition, and in terms of units sold is still by far the most common ammunition in the world today.The cartridge is often referred to simply as .22 LR (“twenty-two-/ˈɛl/-/ˈɑːr/”) and various rifles, pistols, revolvers, submachine guns and even some smoothbore shotguns (No. 1 bore) have been manufactured in this caliber.