280 Ackley Improved Offerings for the Browning X-Bolt

January 21, 2021 — Browning will now offer the 280 Ackley Improved (280 AI) in select X-Bolt configurations. A longtime favorite of cartridge aficionados, the 280 AI offers shooters excellent accuracy and downrange performance with high ballistic coefficient, heavier for caliber bullets. Contributing to the newfound popularity of the 280 AI is the increased number of factory loads that are now available from most major manufacturers.

To learn more about the features and specs of X-Bolt rifles chambered in 280 AI, as well access to downloadable hi res images please visit:

X-Bolt Rifles


  • Longtime favorite of long range hunters
  • Magnum-like performance with less recoil
  • 10 factory loads from Hornady®, Federal® and Nosler®

X-Bolt Offerings:

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For Immediate Release: January 21, 2021.