.45 Super

Overview


The .45 Super is a powerful pistol cartridge developed in 1988. It is dimensionally similar to the .45 ACP round but has a thicker case wall and is loaded to higher pressures, which offers an average 300 feet per second (91 m/s) improvement in muzzle velocity over the .45 ACP.

Stats


Ammunition Type Damage Bullet Velocity (m/s) Barrier Penetration Armor Piercing
230gr FMJ 10.7 345 5 4
325gr Hollow Point 15.45 310 2.6 1
RBCD AP 9.2 803.4 11.3 11.3
Strike 3 10.1x3 234 0.8 2
HV-I-AP 10.4 540 13 8
Note: Barrier penetration represents the rounds ability to go through walls and barriers. Armor piercing represents the rounds ability to penetrate body armor plates.