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Short Range Media Penetration by 50 BMG AP Rounds

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    Short Range Media Penetration by 50 BMG AP Rounds
    50BMG penetration Table From "The Ultimate Sniper" by Maj. John L. Plaster, USAR (Ret). page 222

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    50BMG penetration Table

    From "The Ulimate Sniper"
    by Maj. John L. Plaster, USAR (Ret).
    page 222


    Short-Range Media
    Penetration by .50 Cal. AP rounds

    Medium / Penetration @ 100 yrds
    _____________________________________________________________

    CONCRETE (solid) penetration. 9 inches

    TIMBER (logs)
    96 inches !!!!!!!!

    STEEL (nonarmored)
    1.8 inches

    ALUMINUM
    3.5 inches

    RUBBLE (asphalt, soil, cement)
    20 inches

    TAMPED SNOW
    (19.9-24.9 lbs/cu ft)
    77 inches

    DRY SOIL
    28 inches

    WET SOIL
    42 inches

    DRY SAND
    24 inches

    WET SAND
    36 inches

    DRY CLAY
    42 inches

    WET CLAY
    64 inches

    Please also see this: 50 BMG Ammo Identification Chart | Survival Monkey Forums
     
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