The age old question, will a minigun shoot through body armor? Well maybe it isn’t an age old question, whether a minigun will shoot through body armor, but it would still be interesting to know.
image/text credit: Hellenic Arms Company S.A
This M134 Minigun is a 7.62x51mm NATO, six barrel rotary machine gun with an extremely high fire rate.Watch this gatling style machine gun fire away at body armor.
The fire power of the gun is apparent as the shooter is thrown a bit back. Who would’ve guessed the large rounds wouldn’t have pierced the body armor, but it didn’t.
Miniguns are as cool as it gets when it comes to power, speed, and innovation.The AR500 body armor is relatively cheap yet it comes with power defensive capabilities, so you get some bang for your buck. Meanwhile, the M134 Minigun has been a staple of gunners for who like to fire 6,000 rounds per minute.