9mm Parabellum

Cartridge Data Published On: December 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on February 12, 2015 at 11:24 am


9mm, 9mm Luger, 9mm NATO, 9x19mm


The 9mm Parabellum (AKA: 9mm, 9mm Luger, 9mm NATO,9x19mm) is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.355 in” (9.02mm) that is primarily used in Pistols and Rifles. The 9mm Parabellum originated in The German Empire in 1901. The 9mm Parabellum also has a case length of 0.754 in” (19.15mm) and an overall length of 1.169 in” (29.69mm).

Cartridge Details

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  • 1901
  • The German Empire
  • Rimless, Tapered
  • Pistols
  • 0.355 in” (9.02mm)
  • 0.38 in” (9.65mm)
  • N/A
  • 0.391 in” (9.93mm)
  • 0.392 in” (9.96mm)
  • 0.05 in” (1.27mm)
  • 0.754 in” (19.15mm)
  • 1.169 in” (29.69mm)
  • Center Fire (Small Pistol)
  • 35000 psi (241 MPa)
  • 235 MPa (34084 psi)
  • ~306 MPa (44309 psi)

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