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.380 ACP (9 x 17mm) Ammunition Performance Data

Page updated September 1998.
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Part I.  Ammunition Manufacturer Products for 1998:

CCI/Speer:

Cartridge

Ammunition Performance Data

None Manufacturer FBI Tests Other
88 grain Blazer JHP X      
90 grain Gold Dot JHP     X  

Federal:

Cartridge

Ammunition Performance Data

None Manufacturer FBI Tests Other
90 grain Premium Personal Defense Hydra-Shok JHP     X  
90 grain Classic Hi-Shok JHP X      

Hornady:

Cartridge

Ammunition Performance Data

None Manufacturer FBI Tests Other
90 grain XTP JHP X      

PMC-Eldorado:

Cartridge

Ammunition Performance Data

None Manufacturer FBI Tests Other
90 grain JHP X      

Remington:

Cartridge

Ammunition Performance Data

None Manufacturer FBI Tests Other
88 grain JHP X      
102 grain Golden Saber JHP   X    

Winchester:

Cartridge

Ammunition Performance Data

None Manufacturer FBI Tests Other
85 grain Super-X Silvertip JHP     X  
95 grain Supreme SXT JHP X      
95 grain Ranger SXT JHP (Law Enforcement Only) X      

Part II.  Manufacturer's Performance Data:

102 grain Remington Golden Saber JHP:

Test Gun Barrel Length Velocity

Bare Gelatin

Clothed Gelatin

Penetration Expansion Penetration Expansion

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4" ? 9.70" 0.51" 8.8" 0.62"

Part III.  FBI Ammunition Tests Data:

.380 ACP 85 grain Winchester Silvertip JHP, 8/29/89:

Test Gun Barrel Length Velocity

Bare Gelatin

Clothed Gelatin

Penetration Expansion Penetration Expansion

Walther PPK

3" 954 fps 7.90" 0.58" 9.10" 0.47"

.380 ACP 88 grain CCI/Speer JHP, 5/21/91:

Test Gun Barrel Length Velocity

Bare Gelatin

Clothed Gelatin

Penetration Expansion Penetration Expansion

Walther PPKS

3.25" 914 fps 11.55" 0.46" 17.25" 0.35"

.380 ACP 90 grain CCI/Speer Gold Dot JHP, 11/7/97:

Test Gun Barrel Length Velocity

Bare Gelatin

Clothed Gelatin

Penetration Expansion Penetration Expansion

Walther PPKS

3.25" 934 fps 9.30" 0.59" 11.35" 0.49"

.380 ACP 90 grain Federal HydraShok JHP, 5/21/91:

Test Gun Barrel Length Velocity

Bare Gelatin

Clothed Gelatin

Penetration Expansion Penetration Expansion

Walther PPKS

3.25" 971 fps 6.70" 0.66" 12.00" 0.49"

Part IV.  Other Performance Data

To be published.

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