.50 베오 울프 - .50 Beowulf

.50 베오 울프
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.50 Beowulf 카트리지와 비교하여 5.56mm .
유형 소총
원산지 미국
생산 역사
설계 2001 년
생산 2001 년
부모 사례 .50 액션 익스프레스
케이스 유형 리베이트 림, 직선
총알 직경 .500 인치 (12.7mm)
목 직경 13.3mm (.525 인치)
베이스 직경 13.6mm (.535 인치)
림 지름 .445 인치 (11.3mm)
케이스 길이 42mm (1.65 인치)
총 기장 54.0mm (2.125 인치)
프라이머 유형 대형 권총 매그넘
탄도 성능
총알 질량 / 유형 속도 에너지
300gr (19g) Speer Gold Dot JHP Alexander Arms 1,870 피트 / 초 (570m / s) 2,330ft⋅lbf (3,160J)
325gr (21g) Speer JHP Alexander Arms 1,800 피트 / 초 (550m / 초) 2,338ft⋅lbf (3,170J)
335 gr (22g) Rainer 도금 FP Alexander Arms 1,771 피트 / 초 (540m / 초) 2,333 피트 ⋅lbf (3,163J)
레이니어 도금 HP Alexander Arms 335 gr (22g) 1,900 피트 / 초 (580m / s) 2,678 피트 ⋅lbf (3,631J)
400gr (26g) Hawk JFP Alexander Arms 1,800 피트 / 초 (550m / 초) 2,878ft⋅lbf (3,902J)
테스트 배럴 길이 : 16
출처 : [1]
.50 베오 울프 AR-15

0.50 베오 울프 A는 12mm 구경의 소총 카트리지 에 사용 알렉산더 무기의 빌 알렉산더에 의해 개발 된 AR-15 소총. [1]

디자인 및 사양

The cartridge utilizes a rebated rim, sized to match the rim of the 7.62×39mm and 6.5mm Grendel rounds. The case body is very similar in dimensions to the .500 S&W Magnum revolver cartridge, being slightly longer and fully tapered for automatic feeding in the weapon.

The round is intended to improve stopping power greatly at short- to medium-range as compared to the standard 5.56×45mm NATO round. One of its advertised uses is at vehicle checkpoints, since the heavy bullet's flight path is not easily deflected by auto glass or standard vehicle body panels.

Design limitations

With normal bullet weights between 300 and 400 grains (19 and 26 g), overall cartridge length shorter than that of an AR-15 magazine well, and holding to pressures of 33,000 psi limited by the AR bolt strength system,[2] the .50 Beowulf is best described as a low-velocity, heavy caliber, making its ballistics roughly equivalent to those of early .45-70 Government rounds rather than the higher pressure rounds tolerated by lever-action rifles such as the Marlin Model 1895.[3] Adaptability is limited due to its use of the 7.62×39mm bolt face.[4]

Proprietary status

The .50 Beowulf is a proprietary caliber developed as a specialized cartridge. Alexander Arms and Delta Firearms oversees all aspects of the production of the system and related accessories. Their reluctance to divulge information has been a source of irritation to some writers.[3] Because Alexander Arms holds a trademark on the name .50 Beowulf, a number of other companies produce weapons and ammunition reverse engineered to the same dimensions under the name 12.7x42mm.

Sporting uses

Although much has been written about its tactical uses, the .50 Beowulf is gaining recognition as a sporting cartridge. It is becoming more widely recognized as being usable for a wide variety of North American game,[5] including deer, moose, and black bear.[3]

Similar cartridges

The cartridge has its lineage in the .50 Action Express, starting with the L.A.R. Grizzly and in modern times, the Magnum Research Desert Eagle pistol, with significant modification to improve functionality and safety in the AR-15 rifle.[6]

See also


  1. Berger, Matt (2011 년 12 월). "ALEXANDER ARMS .50 BEOWULF" . 군대 및 경찰을위한 특수 무기 . Tactical-life.com . 만회 년 3 월 (26), 2019 .
  2. Cutshaw, Charlie (2006 년 7 ~ 8 월). ".50 구경 Beowulf" . 전술적 대응 . 에서 보관 원래 2013년 11월 4일에 . 만회 년 1 월 (28), 2013 .
  3. ^ a b c D' Alessandro, Joseph. "The 50 Beowulf : A Reluctant Retrospective" . 2007 년 8 월 16 일 에 원본 문서 에서 보존 된 문서 . 만회하는 2009-06-22을 .
  4. ^ "the .50 Beowulf". Archived from the original on 2015-11-07. Retrieved 2013-01-29.
  5. ^ Youngblood, Paul (July 14, 2011). "What's the .50 Beowulf good for?". Guns & Ammo. Archived from the original on 2013-02-06. Retrieved January 28, 2013.
  6. ^ "Alexander Arms - Frequently Asked Questions". Archived from the original on 2012-01-04. Retrieved 2012-01-11.

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