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9x21 pistol cartridges

9 mm pistol cartridges

9x21 pistol cartridges

    The beginning of new pistol cartridge development concerns at the end of 1980 and beginning of 1990- Then researches on new pistol complex creation which have allowed proving and formulating basic requirements both to modern self-defense weapon for general destinations and to the close-quarters combat weapon for special divisions of Federal Security Service (FSB), Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Defense have been lead at TSNIITOCHMASH.
     On the basis of the developed requirements and calculations it has been accepted concept of relatively powerful 9mm pistol cartridge with 21mm cartridge case length ensuring defeat of enemy personnel in personal armoured protective equipment by pistol at distance up to 100 m and by submachine gun — up to 200 m.
     Development of new pistol cartridges superior on effective fire range all existing cartridges for military pistol was made at FSUE TSNIITOCHMASH. 9x21 cartridges designed for SR1M (SR1) pistol and SR2M (SR2) submachine gun firing. There are several modifications of cartridge intended to perform various tasks.
     Production of 9x21 cartridges was mastered at FSUE TSNIITOCHMASH.

 

Cartridge with ordinary core bullet 9x21 P (7N28 or SP11)

Cartridge with ordinary core bullet 9x21 P (7N28 or SP11)
Cartridge with ordinary core bullet 9x21 P (7N28 or SP11)

     
  General properties of cartridges 9x21 P (7N28)

Weight of a cartridge, g........................................................12
Weight of a bullet, g............................................................7.5
Muzzle velocity, m/s......................................................380-400
Close groupinq of shots on range up to 25m (R50). sm.......3.0
Range of flak jacket breakdown, m.......................................50
 
 

   Cartridge 9x21 P is intended for defeat of enemy military personnel not protected by personal protective equipment, in protective equipment without metal defensive plates and for practice shoot.
     The bullet of this cartridge consists of the lead core in a bimetallic shell. Due to that the bullet has small ricochet ability. The bullet form and its weight provide trajectory associativity with bullets of other cartridges.
     Cartridges have not distinctive painting.

 

A device with a common core bullets 9x21 P
A device with a common core bullets 9x21 P

 

Cartridge with steel core bullet 9x21 PS (7N29 or SP10)

Cartridge with steel core bullet 9x21 PS (7N29 or SP10)
Cartridge with steel core bullet 9x21 PS (7N29 or SP10)

     
  General properties of cartridges 9x21 PS (7N29)

Weight of a cartridge, g.........................................................11
Weight of a bullet, g............................................................6.7
Muzzle velocity, m/s............................................................420
Close groupinq of shots on range up to 25m (R50). sm.......3.0
 
 

    Cartridge 9x21 PS has the increased breakdown ability and is intended for defeat of military personnel in personal armoured protective equipment.
     The bullet of this cartridge consists from heat-strengthened steel core, polyethylene shirt and bimetallic shell. Nose part of the core projects from shell. Such bullet design allows to lower energy tosses of the armour piercing core for breakdown bullet shell. Due to that the bullet of a cartridge 9x21 PS has high breakdown action.
     The buffet head part of a cartridge 9x21 PS is painted in black color.

A bullet with a steel core 9x21 PS (SP10)
A bullet with a steel core 9x21 PS (SP10)

 

Cartridge with armour piercing tracer bullet 9x21 ВТ (7BT3)

Cartridge with armour piercing tracer bullet 9x21 ВТ (7BT3)
Cartridge with armour piercing tracer bullet 9x21 ВТ (7BT3)

     
  General properties of cartridges 9x21 ВТ (7BT3)

Weight of a cartridge, g........................................................12
Weight of a bullet, g............................................................7.3
Muzzle velocity, m/s............................................................400
Close groupinq of shots on range up to 25m (R50). sm.......3.0
Range of flak jacket breakdown, m.......................................25
 
 

    Cartridge with armour piercing tracer bullet is intended for fire correction target designation and also defeat of military personnel in personal armoured protective equipment. This cartridge is used jointly with cartridge 9x21 PS or 9x21 P.
     The bullet of a cartridge 9x21 ВТ consists of steel core, lead shirt, tracer composition and a bimetallic shell. The bullet core nose part of this cartridge projects from shell as well as cartridge 9x21 PS. Close grouping of shots of this cartridge is at a level of cartridge 9x21 PS due to design features but its breakdown ability is slightly worse than it.
     The bullet head part of a cartridge 9x21 ВТ is painted in green color.

 

Cartridge with expansive bullet SP12

Cartridge with expansive bullet SP12
Cartridge with expansive bullet SP12

    Cartridge with expansive bullet is intended for defeat of enemy unprotected military personnel and for shooting under limited space conditions where the ricochet opportunity increases considerably The bullet form and its weight provide trajectory associativity with bullets of other cartridges 9x21.
     Bullets and cardboard packing boxes have not distinctive painting.

The expansive bullet SP12
The expansive bullet SP12

 

Dummv cartridge 9x21 UCh

Dummv cartridge 9x21 UCh
Dummv cartridge 9x21 UCh

    Cartridge 9x21 PS has the increased breakdown ability and is intended for defeat of military personnel in personal armoured protective equipment.
     The bullet of this cartridge consists from heat-strengthened steel core, polyethylene shirt and bimetallic shell. Nose part of the core projects from shell. Such bullet design allows to lower energy tosses of the armour piercing core for breakdown bullet shell. Due to that the bullet of a cartridge 9x21 PS has high breakdown action.
     The buffet head part of a cartridge 9x21 PS is painted in black color.