|Bullet diameter||0.950 in (24.1 mm)|
|Case length||2.75 in (70 mm)|
|Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy 3,600 gr (233 g) 2,200 ft/s (670 m/s) 38,685 ft⋅lbf (52,450 J)|
|.700 Nitro Express|
|Case capacity||316.9 gr H2O (20.53 cm3)|
|Primer type||Boxer; Magnum Large Rifle|
|Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy 1,000 gr (65 g) SP 2,000 ft/s (610 m/s) 9,000 ft⋅lbf (12,000 J)|
950 JDJ to pass through several body-armored humans. It is comparable to the original tank rounds of World War I in terms of ballistics. By comparison, the 5.56×45mm NATO cartridge, used in the M16 rifle, produces between 1,200–1,300 ft·lbf (1,600–1,800 J), while the .... continue reading ›
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A video posted to LiveLeak shows the largest caliber rifle ever made — a . 905 caliber. It is one of just three produced by SSK industries in Ohio.... read more ›
They're legal to own in the US.... read more ›
620 inch caliber and velocities around 2,000 ft/s (610 m/s) they possessed vastly improved trajectory and penetration over their black powder forebears.... see more ›
Sold in December 2017 for $23,000. This is a power rifle to be sure! Literally, people have used smaller rifles to kill elephants.... see details ›
50BMG round can slice through body armor like a knife through warm butter, knock down hovering helicopters, rip up armored limousines, destroy radar dishes, and ignite bulk fuel tanks—all at the length of 10 football fields.... see details ›
When bullets fly through the air, they do so at amazing speeds. The fastest bullets travel more than 2,600 feet per second. That's equivalent to over 1,800 miles per hour. To put that in perspective, it's amazing to realize that bullets travel over twice the speed of sound!... see more ›
1. Schwerer Gustav and Dora. The Schwerer Gustav and its sister gun Dora were the two largest artillery pieces every constructed in terms of overall weight (1350 tonnes) and weight of projectiles (15,700 pounds), while it's 800mm rounds are the largest ever fired in combat. The guns also had a range of over 24 miles.... continue reading ›
Russia's Tsar bomba: World's most powerful nuclear weapon of mass destruction.... see details ›
The 127th Ordinance Research Institute's news 125mm tank cannon is the world' largest, with a barrel length over 7.5 meters and highly powerful shells.... view details ›
How? Each round of the 20mm ammunition costs $27, so continuous firing for one second would cost $2,970.... read more ›
|Anzio 20mm anti-material rifle|
|Weight||59 to 130+ pounds (27 to 59+ kg)|
|Length||80 inches (2 meters)|
Anzio 20mm rifle.
|Anzio 20mm Anti-Material Rifle|
|Mass||59 to 130 pounds (27 to 59 kg)|
|Length||100 inches (2.5 m)|
|Barrel length||76 inches (1.9 m)|
|Cartridge||20×102mm 14.5×114mm, Anzio 20-50|
The loudest gun in the world is the 460 Weatherby Magnum with an 18″ barrel and a muzzle brake at around 170–180 decibels.... continue reading ›
The 9mm can kill bears but is considered underpowered by experienced woodsmen. The 9mm has 350 to 450 ft/lbs. of energy, while 1,000 ft/lbs is considered the minimum for a bear hunting gun. Proper 9mm bullets yield sufficient penetration in soft tissue, but it may not stop a bear quickly enough to avoid being mauled.... read more ›
According to the Guinness World Records, the machine gun in service with the highest rate of fire is the M134 Minigun. Designed in 1960s, this weapon spat fury from helicopters and armored vehicles. This 7.62mm calibre gun fired at a super fast pace of 6,000 rounds per minute i.e. 100 rounds per second.... continue reading ›
The 1,150 30-mm rounds of bullets stored in the drum weigh about 4,000 pounds: this means that the weight of the rounds and their shells has to be taken in consideration to position of the center of gravity of the aircraft.... see details ›
Although the dimensions of 50 caliber rounds vary depending on the type (i.e. “ball,” “match,” “armor-piercing,” etc.), the typical 50 caliber bullet is . 510″ in diameter by 2.27″ in length, the case is 3.9″ in length, and the overall length of the assembled round is 5.425″.... see details ›