Ammunition

Take your best shot.

Why should the .50 BMG get all the glory? Our .416 Barrett ammunition is just as ferocious. Loaded with the Hornady® 450 gr BTHP, this match-grade bullet leaves the muzzle at 3,050 feet per second and remains supersonic up to 2,000 yards. Each box includes 10 rounds.

Model 99 .416 Barrett (32" barrel)
  • Variables
  • Bullet: Hornady 450gr BTHP*
  • Ballistic Coefficient: 0.72 (G1)
  • Scope Height: 3 inches
* Not recommended for use in M82 Semi-Auto rifles
  • Ambient Conditions
  • Temperature: 59°F
  • Pressure (Absolute): 29.92 inHg
  • Cross Wind(90° or Full Value): 1 mph
Range
(yd)
Velocity
(fps)
Time
(s)
Energy
(ft*lbs)
Drop
(in)
Drop
(MOA)
Windage
(in)
Windage
(MOA)
MUZZLE302509141.8-3***0***
2002757.10.217594.1-1.2-0.60.20.1
3002629.10.326905.4-6.9-2.20.40.1
4002504.70.446267.3-17.7-4.20.70.2
5002383.70.565676.5-34-6.51.10.2
60022660.695129.9-56.4-91.60.3
7002151.60.824625-85.7-11.72.30.3
8002040.50.974159.7-122.4-14.63.10.4
9001932.91.123732.5-167.5-17.840.4
10001828.91.283341.7-221.9-21.250.5
11001728.91.452986.1-286.7-24.96.30.5
12001633.11.632664.4-363.1-28.97.70.6
130015421.812375.4-452.6-33.29.20.7
140014562.022117.9-556.8-38110.8
15001375.72.231890.8-677.3-43.1130.8
Model M99 .416 Barrett (32" barrel)
  • Variables
  • Bullet: 398gr Barrett Brass Solid
  • Ballistic Coefficient: 0.72 (G1)
  • Scope Height: 3 inches
  • Ambient Conditions
  • Temperature: 59°F
  • Pressure (Absolute): 29.92 inHg
  • Cross Wind(90° or Full Value): 1 mph
Range
(yd)
Velocity
(fps)
Time
(s)
Energy
(ft*lbs)
Drop
(in)
Drop
(MOA)
Windage
(in)
Windage
(MOA)
MUZZLE315008767.4-3***0***
10030100.18005.20000
2002874.40.27300.3-0.8-0.40.20.1
30027430.316648-5.9-1.90.40.1
4002615.40.426043.9-15.6-3.70.70.2
5002491.30.545484.2-30.3-5.810.2
6002370.70.664966.1-50.7-8.11.50.2
7002253.40.794486.8-77.2-10.52.20.3
8002139.40.934044.1-110.6-13.22.90.3
9002028.61.073636.3-151.6-16.13.70.4
10001921.41.223262.1-201.1-19.24.70.5
11001817.91.382919.9-260-22.65.90.5
12001718.21.552608.7-329.4-26.27.20.6
13001622.91.732327.3-410.6-30.28.70.6
14001532.41.922074.8-505-34.410.40.7
150014472.121850.1-614.2-39.112.20.8
Model M82 .416 Barrett (29" barrel)
  • Variables
  • Bullet: 398gr Barrett Brass Solid
  • Ballistic Coefficient: 0.72 (G1)
  • Scope Height: 3 inches
  • Ambient Conditions
  • Temperature: 59°F
  • Pressure (Absolute): 29.92 inHg
  • Cross Wind(90° or Full Value): 1 mph
Range
(yd)
Velocity
(fps)
Time
(s)
Energy
(ft*lbs)
Drop
(in)
Drop
(MOA)
Windage
(in)
Windage
(MOA)
MUZZLE300007952.3-3***0***
1002864.70.17251.30000
2002733.60.216602.6-1.2-0.60.20.1
3002606.30.326001.8-7.1-2.30.40.1
4002482.50.445445.3-18.1-4.30.70.2
5002362.10.564930-34.8-6.61.10.2
60022450.694453.5-57.7-9.21.70.3
7002131.20.834013.3-87.5-11.92.30.3
8002020.70.983608-124.9-14.93.10.4
9001913.81.133236.1-170.9-18.140.4
10001810.51.292896.2-226.4-21.65.10.5
11001711.21.462587.2-292.5-25.46.30.6
12001616.21.642308-370.4-29.57.80.6
130015261.832057.5-461.7-33.99.40.7
140014412.031834.8-568-38.711.20.8
15001361.82.251638.7-691-4413.20.8

.416 Barrett Reloading

  • Brass: Barrett .416 caliber cases
  • Primer: CCI #35
  • Powder: Hodgdon US-869
  • Powder Charge: 190gr
  • Bullet: 395gr Barrett VLD
  • Cartridge Overall Length: 4.563 +.005 / -.000
  • Neck Size: .458 +.000 / -.005 (empty)
  • Case Mouth: .414 +.000 / -.002


.416 Barrett Case Dimensions

  • Overall Length: 3.273 +.000 / -.015
  • Trim to Length: 3.263
  • Headspace: 2.649 +.000 / -.006
  • Neck size: .452 to .460 (loaded - outside diameter)

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.

Press the "Fire" button to animate this graph in real time.

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

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