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.50 Beowulf


TheĀ .50 Beowulf is a 12mm magnum rifle cartridge designed to greatly increase the lethality of the AR-15 platform at close to medium ranges. It is advertised as a great cartridge for civilians wanting to hunt large game or for military/police conducting CQB or even checkpoint duty, with the round be almost etirely undisturbed by most common barriers such as windscreens and body panels.


Ammunition Type Damage Bullet Velocity (m/s) Barrier Penetration
200gr Frangible 47 782 1.4
335gr Jacketed Hollowpoint 86 580 1.77
400gr Flatpoint 57 550 3.4
500gr Tungsten-core AP 73 488 47
700gr Tungsten-core AP 88 320 69
1000gr High Explosive Frangible 26 240 0
Note: Barrier penetration represents the rounds ability to go through walls and barriers. Armor piercing represents the rounds ability to penetrate body armor plates.