50 Caliber Browning Machine Gun (.50BMG)
The 50 caliber Browning Machine Gun Cartridge (.50BMG) is over 90 years old, is well on its way to a centennial and most significantly has had a long history of service to the US military. Essentially a larger scaled 30-06 Government round it was developed to handle larger enemy targets and armament and for the Browning Machine Gun (50 BMG). It has seen service in nearly every military conflict the US has been engaged in since its release.
In recent years the round has seen resurgence in popularity for long range shooting and sniper matches.