.470 Nitro Express
The .470 Nitro Express is a rifle cartridge developed by Joseph Lang in England for dangerous game hunting in Africa and India. This cartridge is used almost exclusively in double barrel rifles. It is in wide use in the Southern and Central-East African region, favoured by hunting guides, primarily while out for hunting buffalo and elephant.
|Ammunition Type||Damage||Bullet Velocity (m/s)||Barrier Penetration||Armor Piercing|
|500gr Soft Point||186||660||3.8||3|
|550gr Lead Solid||122.7||450||6.5||10|
Note: Barrier penetration represents the rounds ability to go through walls and barriers. Armor piercing represents the rounds ability to penetrate body armor plates.