9mm Luger Handgun Cartridge:
The 9mm luger cartridge was designed by Georg Luger in 1902, this cartridge is also known as the 9mm Parabellum and 9x19mm. This cartridge is very popular today for the simple fact that many United States law enforcement officers carry this round as a main duty weapon and cartridge.
9mm Reloading Information:
- Bullet Diameter: .355 Inch.
- Maximum Case Length: .754 Inch.
- Trimmed Case Length: .749 Inch.
- Primer Size: Small Pistol.
- Maximum Cartridge Overall Length: 1.169 Inches.
- Handgun Barrel Length: 4 Inches.
- Used For Ballistics: Hornady 147 grain XTP.
- Extreme Terminal Performance.
|This is a ballistics chart for the 9mm Luger handgun cartridge:|
|Bullet diameter: .355 inch.|
Bullet weight: 147 grains.
Bullet ballistic coefficient: .212.
Bullet muzzle velocity: 975 feet per second.
Bullet muzzle energy: 310 foot pounds.
|This is a bullet velocity chart for the 9mm Luger handgun cartridge:|
|This is a bullet trajectory chart for the 9mm Luger handgun cartridge:|
|This is a bullet energy chart for the 9mm Luger handgun cartridge:|
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