10 Most Powerful Pistols In The World

The invention of handguns came after Chinese invented black power during 9th century. Passing on the invention of pistols to Europe and Middle East, the technology have gone so wild that a single shot equal a kill for sure. Improvements in combat range, accuracy, reload speed and muzzle power altogether makes a perfect handgun. Here, we come up with the 10 most powerful pistols in the world that is power packed with amazing launch potential.

10. Glock .45 Caliber G.A.P


Glock .45 Caliber pistol is much used by people preferring more grains in the cartridge. The .45 Caliber grain used in the Glock pistol is manufactured by CCI. The pistol uses the big-bore technology to produce immense potential during grain ejection from the pistol. High velocity and accuracy made the pistol to join the list of 10 most dangerous and powerful handguns in the world.

9. Optima .50 Cal Black Powder

Optima 50 Cal Black Powder

Buck dropping power? Yes, Of course, the gun produces over 100 grain loads in huge ranges. It is a perfect fun for scope with amazing accuracy, which either can be handled with single or both hands. The breeching power is capable of piercing over 100 yards from the firing spot. The scope attached above the gun assists with intense accuracy and perfection. Manufactured by CBA, the gun is a plain fun of joy unless used for violence.

8. Uzi Sub-Machine Gun

Uzi Sub Machine Gun

Unlike other handguns on the list with just one grain firing at a time, the Uzi Sub-Machine gun fires multiple grains at the same time, making it one of the most powerful guns in the world. It is capable of shattering the area in a brink of time. Manufactured by Israel Military Industries, Uzi stands to be the first gun to use telescoping bolt design. Was designed in late 1940s for the major purposes for combatting and wars. Basically, the gun is much to be fun in hands of military than for commercial purposes.

7. Thompson/Center Contender G2

ThompsonCenter Contender G2

Thompson/Center Contender G2 is a fantastic looking handgun, which is fused with wooden shield on its side. Introduced in 1967, the gun is a unique single-shot pistol with break-action. Due to huge flexibility in terms of multiple calibers, the gun is costlier than other powerful guns in the list. However, the pistol is perfect for hunter with amazing sights and greater accuracy.

6. Smith and Wesson 29 Classic

Smith and Wesson 29 Classic

Originated from United States, the Smith and Wesson 29 Classic handgun comes with differentiated barrel lengths as standard model. Most famously used by the fiction character “Dirty Harry” for its elegance look. The pistol was considered as the most powerful production during the time of introduction. Performance behind the piston was the driving force to give birth for Class 29. Though it was a good defensive equipment, the gun was much preferred for hunting and dangerous game, rather than self-defense.

5. Marlin BFR

Marlin BFR

Now, if you want to consider a big revolver round the corner of your place, then Marlin BFR is the best choice. Marlin is yet again a powerful pistol manufactured by Magnum. It is featured with immense power to shoot a 350-grain bullet at 1,814 feet per second. BFR basically is an acronym for “Big Frame Revolver”, which can confuse most of us it to be a version name. Further, made out of stainless steel, the handgun was originated from United States.

4. Ruger Super Redhawk Inebaugh .500

Ruger Super Redhawk Inebaugh .500

Manufactured by Sturm in 1987, the Ruger Super Redhawk consists of the most powerful cartridges such as .44 Magnum, and .480 Ruger. Based on the actual reviews from the weaponry officials, the accuracy stands atop of most pistols around the world. The outer look comprises of semi-glossy look, but later was even introduced with full-glossy metal. However, from many reviewers, there are more preferences on Ruger classic when no scope is into consideration.

3. Smith And Wesson XVR 460 Magnum

Smith And Wesson XVR 460 Magnum

Smith and Wesson XVR 460 is considered as one of the most potential handgun with high velocity. It was manufactured for hunting and defense purposes, which is featured with company’s strongest frame. The pistol is capable of generating 2,416 foot-pounds force of muzzle energy considered to be one the most powerful guns in the world. Additionally, the gun was awarded with Excellent Handgun of the year Award in 2005.

2. Desert Eagle

Desert Eagle

As the name says, the pistol’s visual design resembles an eagle, featured with brown in color. Designed in 1979, the handgun still can be considered a “final kill”. Originated from United States and Israel, the Desert Eagle consists a triangular barrel with huge muzzle. It is a semi-automatic gun, wherein the design is implied as that of a rifle. The recoiling speed is very immediate, however one bullet is equivalent to a suicidal shot.

1. Smith And Wesson .500

Smith Wesson Model 500

Smith and Wesson 500 is a killer gun holding the top most spot in the 10 most lethal and powerful handguns in the world. Manufactured by Smith & Wesson, the gun is capable of killing anyone with a single bullet. Additionally, The pressure produced from the cartridge exerted to the frames is so lethal that none of the S&W pistols could handle. Designed in 2002, the pistol stands to be the greatest even today.

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