Ammunition

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Our .50 BMG ammunition is ready for action. Encased in Barrett head-stamped brass, every cartridge is loaded with noncorrosive powder and primers as well as a 661 gr projectile using state-of-the-art machinery. Ammunition is sold in 80-round cases.

.50 BMG Ballistics
  • Variables
  • Bullet Weight: 661 grain
  • Ballistic Coefficient: 0.62 (G1)
  • Scope Height: 3 inches
  • Ambient Conditions
  • Temperature: 59°
  • Pressure (absolute): 29.92 inHg
  • Cross Wind (90° or Full Value): 1 mph
Model 82A1 .50 BMG (29" barrel)
Range
(yd)
Velocity
(fps)
Time
(s)
Energy
(ft*lbs)
Drop
(in)
Drop
(MOA)
Windage
(in)
Windage
(MOA)
0 2750 --- --- --- --- --- ---
100 2601.9 0.112 9934.7 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.1
200 2458.6 0.231 8870.6 -2.1 -1 0.2 0.1
300 2319.9 0.356 7897.8 -10 -3.2 0.5 0.2
400 2185.6 0.49 7009.7 -24.4 -5.8 0.9 0.2
500 2055.7 0.631 6201.3 -46 -8.8 1.5 0.3
600 1930.4 0.782 5468.7 -75.9 -12.1 2.2 0.4
700 1810.1 0.942 4808.3 -115.1 -15.7 3.1 0.4
800 1695.2 1.114 4217 -165 -19.7 4.2 0.5
900 1586.2 1.297 3692.1 -227 -24.1 5.5 0.6
1000 1483.8 1.492 3230.8 -302.8 -28.9 7.1 0.7
1100 1388.8 1.701 2830.4 -394.4 -34.2 8.8 0.8
1200 1302.2 1.925 2488.5 -504 -40.1 10.8 0.9
1300 1225 2.162 2202.1 -634.2 -46.6 13.1 1
1400 1158.2 2.415 1968.5 -787.6 -53.7 15.6 1.1
1500 1102.1 2.681 1782.4 -967 -61.6 18.4 1.2
Model 82A1CQ .50 BMG (20" barrel)
Range
(yd)
Velocity
(fps)
Time
(s)
Energy
(ft*lbs)
Drop
(in)
Drop
(MOA)
Windage
(in)
Windage
(MOA)
0 2500 --- --- --- --- --- ---
100 2359.9 0.124 8172.8 0 0 0.1 0.1
200 2224.3 0.254 7260.6 -3.2 -1.6 0.3 0.1
300 2093.1 0.393 6429.2 -13.5 -4.3 0.6 0.2
400 1966.5 0.541 5674.8 -31.8 -7.6 1.1 0.3
500 1844.7 0.699 4993.6 -59 -11.3 1.7 0.3
600 1728.1 0.867 4382.4 -96.4 -15.3 2.6 0.4
700 1617.3 1.046 3838.4 -145.5 -19.9 3.6 0.5
800 1512.9 1.238 3358.8 -208 -24.8 4.9 0.6
900 1415.6 1.443 2940.9 -285.6 -30.3 6.4 0.7
1000 1326.5 1.662 2582.1 -380.6 -36.3 8.1 0.8
1100 1246.4 1.896 2279.8 -495.4 -43 10.1 0.9
1200 1176.5 2.144 2031.1 -632.5 -50.3 12.4 1
1300 1117.3 2.406 1831.9 -794.9 -58.4 14.9 1.1
1400 1068.2 2.681 1674.4 -985.1 -67.2 17.6 1.2
1500 1027.3 2.968 1548.6 -1205.9 -76.8 20.6 1.3

Trajectory Comparison: .50 vs .416

These graphs compare .50 BMG and .416 Barrett rounds of ammunition using an M82A1 (29" barrel).

DROP (MOA)

This graph shows drop (measured in MOA) over 1500 yards for the .50 BMG (red) and the .416 Barrett (blue) rounds when fired from an M82A1 with a 29" barrel.

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  • .416 Barrett 2.25s
  • .50 BMG 2.68s

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