9mm Luger+P 135 gr FlexLock®

Item #90225
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Delivers optimized performance through the FBI Protocol test when used in full-sized handguns.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) completed an extensive evaluation process and chose Hornady Critical Duty® 9mm+P 135 gr FTX pistol ammunition as its contracted service ammunition.

The patented Hornady® Flex Tip® design of the FlexLock® bullet eliminates clogging and aids bullet expansion. A large mechanical jacket-to-core InterLock® band works to keep the bullet and core from separating for maximum weight retention, excellent expansion and consistent penetration and terminal performance through all FBI test barriers.

The FlexLock® is an “intelligent bullet” that reacts differently depending on the barrier it encounters, delivering “barrier blind” performance after penetrating urban barriers such as plywood, sheet metal and even auto glass.

Bright nickel plated cases eliminate cartridge case tarnish, and the highly visible silver nickel simplifies chamber checks in reduced light. Additionally, all Critical DUTY® ammunition is loaded with low flash propellant to help preserve night vision in low-light firing.

For the ultimate in tactical terminal ballistic performance through all FBI established urban barriers, choose Critical DUTY® ammunition.

 

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Critical Duty Ammunition

FLEXLOCK® BULLET

Incorporates two revolutionary Hornady® features: the no-clog, patented Flex Tip® design and the heavy duty jacket-to-core InterLock® band.

INTERLOCK® BAND

Works to keep the bullet and core from separating for maximum weight retention and proven terminal performance through all FBI test barriers.

CORE

Made of high-antimony lead making it extremely tough, delivering controlled expansion for unparalleled terminal performance consistency through all FBI test barriers. It’s also more economical than similar bonded bullets.

NICKEL-PLATED CRIMPED CASES

Nickel plating resists corrosion and greatly enhances low-light chamber checks. The cannelured bullet with crimped case ensures no bullet setback during feeding.

Product Details

Bullet

Ballistic Coefficient: (G1): .195 Sectional Density: 0.153 Characteristics: Flex Tip®, InterLock®

Case

9mm Luger+P
  • Nickel Plated

Powder & Primer

Powder: Temperature stable with flash retardant Primer: Small pistol, Sealed primer, Sealed case mouth

Packaging & Lot Numbers

  • 50 rounds per box
  • 10 boxes per case (500 rounds per case)
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Delivers optimized performance through the FBI Protocol test when used in full-sized handguns.
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This round has been tested and recommended by the NTOA.
Factory Test Barrel (4")
Muzzle
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100 Yards
Velocity
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Energy
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1110
405
1038
348
983
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