THE FBI IS GOING 9MM: HERE COMES THE SCIENCE

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THE FBI IS GOING 9MM: HERE COMES THE SCIENCE

After the Miami Shootout in 1986, the FBI invented modern ammunition testing and led the law-enforcement movement to .40 caliber. The FBI is very conservative, and has one of the best ballistics labs in the world.

With the amazing 21st-century advances in ammunition technology, many people have advocated a move back to 9mm. Recently, the FBI announced they were buying a new gun in 9mm. When the FBI makes a move like that, they have thought it through very thoroughly.

For the rest of the story: http://loadoutroom.com/12077/fbi-going-9mm-comes-science

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interesting...  

interesting...

 

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I think I still like

I think I still like .45ACP... though I carry .38SPLwink

The ability to shoot straight is that part of national security which affects the individual more than any other. - Merritt "Red Mike" Edson; CMOH-USMC

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I have too much 40 brass to

I have way to much 40 brass to consider changing back ....LOL

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This is my take.

This is my take.

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