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Is 9x21mm the same as 9mm?

Is 9x21mm the same as 9mm?

The 9×21mm pistol cartridge (also known as the 9×21mm IMI, 9mm IMI, 9x21mm Italian, or 9mm Italian) was designed by Jager (Loano, Italy), then adopted and commercialised by Israel Military Industries for those markets where military service cartridges, like the 9×19mm Parabellum, are banned by law for civilian purchase …

What shoots a 9×21?

The 98A1 is part of the “A1” family of tactical pistols, a modernistic evolution of the legendary 92FS or M9. It is a semiauto pistol chambered for the 9x21mm cartridge, which is a powerful self-defense round as well as a favorite among USPSA and IPSC competition shooters.

Is 380 ACP bigger than 9mm?

9mm and . 380 ACP cartridges — both popular choices for self-defense rounds — have the same diameter, but a 9mm round is longer. The . 380 ACP round is cheaper and easier to handle and conceal, while the 9mm is more powerful overall.

What is a 9×21 round?

The 9×21mm Gyurza (Гюрза, Russian for “blunt-nosed viper”) round is a Russian handgun round designed to defeat body armor that was developed by TsNIITochMash for its SR-1 Vektor semi-automatic pistol and SR-2 Veresk submachine gun.

Do all 9mm bullets fit all 9mm guns?

9mm NATO ammo has the exact same dimensions as the 9mm Luger. It should load perfectly in any weapon designed for the cartridge. However, because 9mm NATO is a military round, manufacturers load it to higher pressures. (This delivers greater velocity and energy.)

Can you shoot 9mm NATO out of a 9mm Luger?

So that means if shooting a standard 9mm Luger caliber pistol using 9mm NATO ammo you are shooting a load of higher pressure than the gun is designed for. If you are shooting a 9mm Luger &P you are okay with the NATO loads. For the casual shooter, this means a couple of things: don’t put 9mm NATO ammo in older guns.

Is 9mm Luger same as 9mm?

Final Thoughts on 9mm vs 9mm Luger Absolutely nothing! They are identical and different in name only. Despite what name these rounds carry, when you hear someone refer to a 9mm, they are most likely referring to a 9mm Luger or 9x19mm Parabellum which are one and the same cartridge.

What’s the difference between 9mm and 9mm Luger?

9mm and 9mm Luger are the same. You can use them interchangeably. SAAMI officially designated the name “9mm Luger” as the official designation ammo. So, 9mm Luger is the most common name you’ll see listed by manufacturers and ammunition stores.

What caliber is 9mm equal to?

380 auto
380 auto and 9mm ammunition are all the same caliber. (Caliber is the size of the projectile, or bullet.)