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.40 SW (10х21mm)

  .40 SW (10х21mm) 

.40 SW (10х21mm)   - description and specifications

Performance characteristics

.40 SW (10х21mm)

Caliber, mm

8,6

bullet weight, g

10-11,6

Muzzle velocity, m / s

290

muzzle energy, J.

469

Ammunition developed by the American "Smith and Wesson" in the late 80-ies of XX century as a basic for pistols and submachine guns to replace the cartridge 9x19 mm. At the present time it is rapidly gaining popularity. The main producers of weapons fired at him a lot of samples, among which: «Glock», "Heckler & Koch", "Zig-Zauэr», 'Mattes', "Kaliko" etc..

Ammunition has little use for military purposes, but became widespread in the police, tk. It has a high stopping power. The usual type of bullet slow-witted, 10-11,6 weight g, poluobolochechnaya.

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