20rds - 40 S&W Hornady Critical Duty 175gr. FlexLock HP Ammo

$22.95
($1.15/ppr)

36 In stock

  • Manufacturer Hornady Ammunition
  • Condition New
  • Bullet Weight 175 Grain
  • Bullet Type Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP)
  • Use Type Self Defense
  • Casing Type Nickel-Plated Brass
  • Quantity 20
  • Ammo Caliber 40 Smith & Wesson
  • Manufacturer SKU 91376
  • Primer Type Boxer
  • Muzzle Velocity 1010
  • Muzzle Energy 396
  • UPC Barcode 090255913767
  • Cost Per Round $1.15/ppr

This is .40 S&W Hornady Critical Duty 175gr. FlexLock Hollow Point Ammo. Hornady Critical Duty is the most consistent and reliable urban barrier performance ever created! The proven Flex Tip design of the new FlexLock bullet eliminates clogging and aids bullet expansion. Its large mechanical jacket-to-core InterLock band works to keep the bullet and core from separating for maximum weight retention and proven terminal performance through all FBI test barriers. This ammo comes packed in 20rd. boxes.

Hornady Critcal Duty 175 Grain 40 S&W Testing Video




Ballistic Gel Testing

As you hunt for the best self-defense 40 Smith & Wesson ammo, we thought you might enjoy seeing the results of some testing we recently conducted with calibrated Clear Ballistics gelatin.

We shot five of these Hornady Ammunition rounds through a four-layer cloth barrier using a S&W M&P40c. The results are detailed in the video you see above as well as the photographs. Through the charts, you should get a great idea how this Hornady Ammunition ammo stacked up relative to other 40 Smith & Wesson ammo products available to American shooters.

To get a better sense of our tests, be sure to check out all the protocols we followed when conducting our tests to determine the best self-defense ammo.

Gel test results for Hornady Ammunition 175 Grain Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) ammo

Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison

Image detailing before and after firing 20rds - 40 S&W Hornady Critical Duty 175gr. FlexLock HP Ammo Image detailing before and after firing 20rds - 40 S&W Hornady Critical Duty 175gr. FlexLock HP Ammo

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

20rds - 40 S&W Hornady Critical Duty 175gr. FlexLock HP Ammo Gel Test Results
  Median
Bullet Depth (in.) 15.4 16.2 19.3 22.3 23.5
Expanded Diameter (in.) 0.4 0.4 0.47 0.53 0.53
Expanded Weight (gr.) 172.8 174.2 174.4 174.4 174.5
Bullet Velocity (fps) 968 975 976 977 993

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