Ballistic Testing of Hornady Critical Defense in 9mm and .45ACP
Most loads jolt a grain bullet to fps; some of the grain loads are at fps. I feel that this ammo is worthy of your consideration in the round of ammo discussions. Let see why… HP ammo was desighed for only one purpose — to utilize bullet energy in the target without useless running out through target. I'll also point out that assuming sufficient penetration and bullet integrity to damage vital organs and structures, bullet placement is far more important than bullet diameter, velocity, construction or alleged performance in a test medium. Now, personally, I prefer a. Originally Posted by neo.
Personal Defense Breakthrough
Penetration data is color-coded; red is totally unacceptable either gross under- or over-penetration ; yellow is a bad sign indicating modest under- or over-penetration , green is considered good, and blue is considered excellent penetration. I became a fan of Federal Guard Dog ammunition while shooting simulated interior residential walls for an article that appeared in the issue of Personal Defense. Recently a student showed up with two inherited revolvers. Of course, you have to test your carry ammo through your own gun to ensure reliable functioning. The diameter of my chest front to rear is only 10 inches.
They did fire on the second pull. The FBI requires their ammo to pass additional tests of barrier penetration, including auto windshield glass, plywood, drywall, and other tests. I was concerned that the R. Realize that anywhere along the path to those weapons could turn into a battle zone. At the end of the line, between production and packaging, was inspection. The bullets in all Critical Defense loads are cannelured and crimped to avoid bullet setback in the case.