It would be considered a "short" action.
.223 is considered a short action cartridge.
The start of long action cartridges is the 30-06. The 7mm Mag is longer than 30-06, so would it be considered long action.
long action magnum
The caliber designation of 7mm-08 is considered a short action.
The 223 is considered a Short Action rifle.
If you are refering to the 6.8 sps cartridge then that cartridge is a short action cartridge.
the 220 swift is considered a long action.
a rifle chambered in 22-250 Rem.is considered a short action rifle.any rifle with a cartridge length of 2.8in.or less is a short action round.A cartridge with a length of over 2.8 inches is considered a long action cartridge.
Normally a rifle chambered for .243 Winchester would be built on a short action.