# Quick Answer: How far can 9mm bullet travel?

## How many miles can a 9mm bullet travel?

45 caliber bullet can go about 5,000 ft. in distance with the same factors involved,” Robbie Paskiewicz said. A 9 mm bullet can travel even farther because it’s smaller. “A 9 mm can travel 2.5 to 3 miles, sometimes a little further depending on the shape of the bullet,” he said.

## What is the maximum range of a 9mm pistol?

If you define effective range as distance that a shooter can deliver a hit to a man sized target, then the maximum effective range for a 9mm round fired from a handgun is about 1800 meters.

## What is the lethal range of a 9mm?

The maximum effective range of a 9mm is about 1800 meters. How far does a 9mm bullet travel? Quick answer: 177 yards if aimed at a target 25 yards away, or 2300 yards maximum.

## How far does a 9mm bullet drop at 100 yards?

While the 1.8 in drop of the 9mm bullet at 50 yards may not sound bad, it all goes downhill from there. In fact at the 100 yard mark the bullet will have dropped -12.0311 in (over a foot).

## Can I kill a bear with a 9mm?

Yes, a 9 mm can injure or kill a bear. The bear will die of his injuries, but he will still have enough life left in him to do you in, before he dies. You will not have a side shot if a grizzly bear is charging you, and most likely your 9mm will only inrage him, and make him try his best to kill you.

## Will a 9mm bullet go through someone?

9mm is a good penetrator for a hand gun round, and it will over penetrate some living targets. Anything FMJ will generally pose a big risk of passing clean through and hitting a non-combatant, especially pistol rounds (high-velocity rifle rounds will often fragment and tumble upon striking flesh, especially 5.56mm).

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## Can a 9mm kill a mountain lion?

If it works on bi-pedal aggressors it will work on a lion. 9mm will work, but there are rounds I like better.. 357 Magnum is my preferred caliber when I’m in cat country, as it gives a little more oomph if you have to deal with an attacking lion. Lions are thin skinned and easy to kill.

## Can a pistol fire underwater?

No, you should never fire a gun underwater. There are some pretty common things that happen to guns underwater. Water causes issues with the ammunition, the action, and the projectile ballistics. Once you get your gun underwater, the barrel almost immediately fills up with water.

## How far are handguns accurate?

The standard test distance in many publications for most handguns is 25 yards. Short barrel handguns, typical of concealable guns, can be tested at shorter distances. Bullseye-type shooters prefer testing bullseye handguns at 50 yards.

## What is the most deadly 9mm round?

In the video below, the company claims their new +P ARX 9mm ammo is the fastest, most lethal 9mm round on Earth! They claim their 65 grain round’s polycarbonate copper matrix fluted Engagement: Extreme Self-Defense bullet motors along at…. 1635 feet-per-second, delivering 386 ft.

## Can a 9mm penetrate a human skull?

22 rimfire round can penetrate the skull and cause death. At close range any round from a 9mm will penetrate and is almost certain to cause fatal damage. As a rule most 115/124/147 grain 9mm Luger loads will in fact penetrate the skull. When they do not penetrate the human skull these are the anomalous outliers.

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## How much does a 223 drop at 100 yards?

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Range Drop (inches) Velocity
A A
100 0.0017 2759
150 -0.8818 2537
200 -3.1190 2326

## How much does a 45 drop at 100 yards?

If you zero at 25 yards, there is a ton of drop for the 45 at 100 yards, like 12-20 inches, depending on the load. But IF you can zero the. 45 at 100 yards, it will only be a maximum of 4.5 inches high at around 35-40 yards, while still only 2.5″ high at most closer SD ranges.

## Is a longer pistol barrel more accurate?

The short answer: Yes, a longer gun barrel improves accuracy. Theoretical accuracy of handguns and rifles is driven by rifling, barrel length, and bullet mass. Therefore, a longer barrel increases the exit velocity of the bullet and the effective range of the bullet.