The 300 AAC Blackout (7.62x35mm) is a versatile and highly adaptable cartridge that has recently gaining significant popularity. Developed by Advanced Armament Corporation (AAC) in collaboration with Remington Defense, this ammunition was designed with a specific purpose in mind—to provide superior performance in both suppressed and unsuppressed firearms.

Is 7.62 x35 the same as 300 Blackout?

The. 300 Blackout, also referred to as the. 300 BLK, or the 7.62x35mm, comes in various supersonic charges. As an illustration, Barnes produces a load that fires a 110g TAC-TX projectile at 2,350 fps (1,349 foot-pounds of energy).

The birth of the 300 AAC Blackout can be traced back to the desire for a cartridge that would offer exceptional flexibility in a wide range of shooting scenarios. It was developed to address the limitations of the standard 5.56x45mm NATO round, particularly in short-barreled rifles and situations where reduced sound signature and increased stopping power were essential.