Penetration Test. - Handguns and Ammunition Forums
Factors that can influence handgun effectiveness include handgun design, bullet types and bullet capabilities e. Both serve to streamline the projectile, and keep it stable in flight, yet allow it to expand on impact. Besides the central nervous system, the most promising targets to affect a physical stop are major organs and blood vessels in the torso, i. Total Full Metal Jacket Bullets deliver great accuracy and no barrel leading or bullet expansion.
The problem is that data being compiled from simple metrics taken from events as chaotic and multi-variable as a shooting or gunfight. If you are in the market for a new gun, make it a 9mm. If a handgun is small enough, there is a good chance that the intended victim may have had the foresight to have it handy in a variety of settings. The end result is less gun fouling and cleaner fired cartridge cases. The latter is packing ft.
Taurus S 9 mm Luger Pistol. This is nothing short of colossal. They are constructed to hold up during close range, high velocity impacts. The energy transfer hypothesis states that the more energy that is transferred to the target, the greater the destructive potential. An expanding bullet will stop in the target and "dump" all its energy there, rather than overpenetrating and possibly endangering people behind the target. Your information was very good and the main thing is not what you hit with but where you hit to stop someone.