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What can stop a .50 cal BMG AP round?

September 19, 2023 2 Min read

One of the most feared weapons used in the world today is any gun that is capable of shooting a 50-caliber round. This style of around which can be used with a traditional sniper rifle is often considered one of the most deadly for armored vehicles.

50 caliber bullet specifications

The latest lightweight armoring and bulletproof glass can offer a level of protection that can make sure your vehicle remains unimpeded by bullets even from a 50-caliber round. Composites and other lightweight aramid armoring inserted into a vehicle do not extensively affect performance and it also ensures that 50 caliber rounds can be stopped even in their armor-piercing format.

This style of aramid has many layers and it’s been developed in a lighter format that can ensure it can be placed in almost any vehicle. Conventional steel armoring might not offer the same level of protection for ball rounds or armor-piercing rounds and it also causes a series of performance enhancement changes to a vehicle due to the added weight.

Hard armor systems “strikeface” along with a composite blend can be the perfect armor against calibers up to 50 caliber ball and armor-piercing rounds. These products can absorb up to 72 to 75% of the energy from most rounds in the ball format and 68 to 78% of the kinetic energy from armor-piercing rounds.

If you are seeking lightweight armoring and protection on a civilian car, this style of armoring is one of the best new techniques that could be used to stop even up to 50 caliber rounds on your vehicle. With the added vehicle armoring you can feel safe in any situation using these tools.

Contact us at 801-393-1075 to learn more about armoring your vehicle against high-caliber rifle rounds with our new technology.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Level 3A armor is rated to stop Magnum rounds that are used in handguns. This includes every style of bullet ranging from a .38 Special to a 9mm. It can stop rifle caliber rounds from a 7.62mm and a 5.56mm.

A 50 BMG rifle can fire a .50 BMG cartridge. They have more than twice the average effective range of an AR-15, hitting targets from 1,000 to 2,000 yards. Washington D.C. and three other states place additional regulations on them.