Hornady has expanded its ammo lineup, offering its 88-grain ELD bullet in the popular and smoking-fast 224 Valkyrie caliber for competition shooters.

Ammunition will begin shipping in June 2018 and is available from stocking dealers, major retail sporting goods stores and their websites.

The 224 Valkyrie has gained traction among competition and match shooters, as well as with predator and varmint hunters. Although the Hornady Match ammo is designed for the former, retailers could pitch this round to predator hunters as one to consider for speed and accuracy.

Hornady’s ELD Match bullet is designed with a Heat Shield tip and AMP jackets for consistent downrange performance. Here are some stats from Hornady’s controled tests with the new ammunition: