Fresh to the ammunition market is the all new Contractor Grade rounds from Blackwater. This ammunition is manufactured with performance and reliability first and features a new unique split case that is very noticeable at first glance. The ammunition has been tested using FBI ballistic standards with extremely high weight retention with its solid copper expanding bullet.
We will be checking some out for testing for sure!
From the Official Press Release:
Manufactured in the Blackwater Ammunition facility based in Concord NC, Contractor Grade 9mm is designed to deliver maximum reliability and terminal performance in all weapon platforms. Contractor Grade is a +P 124 grain 9mm, that features a lightweight split case with a nickel alloy top and aluminum base. This case design is reloadable, 30% lighter than the traditional brass casing, and performs perfectly with the higher +P pressures. The powder is clean and temperature stable to support reliable function with high round count maintenance cycles of both suppressed and unsuppressed fire.
The 124 grain 9mm projectiles are precision CNC machined, lead-free, solid copper expanding projectiles that expand to meet FBI penetration requirements while maintaining nearly 100% of its original weight.
Calibers from .380 through 50BMG will be available early summer 2020.
Bullet Weight: 124 Grain
Bullet Type: Monolithic Copper Expanding Hollowpoint
Ammo Casing: NAS3
Ammo Caliber: 9mm Luger (9x19mm)
Muzzle Velocity 1100fps
MSRP: $20.95 per 20 round box!
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About Blackwater Worldwide
In 2019, Blackwater Worldwide re-entered the firearms and ammunition market in the United States. In its first year of operation, it has acquired or developed multiple firearms lines and a proprietary ammunition line. The company is headquartered in Concord, NC.
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