20rds – 40 S&W Black Hills 180gr. JHP Ammo

$17.95
($0.90/ppr)

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  • Manufacturer Black Hills Ammunition
  • Condition New
  • Bullet Weight 180 Grain
  • Bullet Type Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP)
  • Use Type Self Defense
  • Casing Type Brass
  • Quantity 20
  • Ammo Caliber 40 Smith & Wesson
  • Manufacturer SKU D40N220
  • Primer Type Boxer
  • Muzzle Velocity 1000
  • Muzzle Energy 400
  • UPC Barcode 612710127917
  • Cost Per Round $0.90/ppr

Black Hills Ammunition 180 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Ammo Details

This .40 S&W ammo from Black Hills is a load you can count on in a self-defense situation. Each cartridge in this box of 20 fires a 180 grain jacketed hollow point bullet at a muzzle velocity of 1,000 feet per second, delivering strong expansion and penetration. Black Hills Ammunition is a manufacturer of high quality defensive and match ammunition; its customers include all branches of the US military. BHA products use non-corrosive Boxer primers and reloadable brass cases.

Ballistic Gel Testing

 

We tested this Black Hills Ammunition 40 Smith & Wesson ammo by firing five rounds with a S&W M&P40c with a 3.5-inch barrel into calibrated Clear Ballistics gelatin. Of those five rounds, we discovered the ammo penetrated an average of 21.98-inches into the gelatin. Our test rounds ended the test with an average expanded diameter of 0.428-inches, retaining 100% of the projectile's original weight.

On this page, you'll see video of our tests including photographs that detail the ammunition before/after firing it through a four-layer barrier into gelatin. Also, you'll see how this Black Hills Ammunition 40 Smith & Wesson ammunition stacks up compared to other self-defense rounds in 40 Smith & Wesson.

To read more about our testing procedures and processes, please head here.

 20rds – 40 S&W Black Hills 180gr. JHP Ammo fired into ballistic gelatin

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing  20rds – 40 S&W Black Hills 180gr. JHP Ammo Image detailing before and after firing  20rds – 40 S&W Black Hills 180gr. JHP Ammo

How do the results for this Black Hills Ammunition 40 Smith & Wesson compare to other 40 S&W?

20rds – 40 S&W Black Hills 180gr. JHP Ammo Gel Test Results
  Median
Bullet Depth (in.) 18.5 20.8 23.4 23.5 23.7
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.46 0.48
Expanded Weight (gr.) 179.4 179.4 179.6 179.7 179.7
Bullet Velocity (fps) 942 945 948 966 982
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