Ballistic Gel Testing
We tested this Remington Ammunition 380 Auto (ACP) ammo by firing five rounds with a Ruger LCPII with a 2.75-inch barrel into calibrated Clear Ballistics gelatin. Of those five rounds, we discovered the ammo penetrated an average of -inches into the gelatin. Our test rounds ended the test with an average expanded diameter of -inches, retaining % 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 Remington Ammunition 380 Auto (ACP) ammunition stacks up compared to other self-defense rounds in 380 Auto (ACP).
To read more about our testing procedures and processes, please head here.
Unfired versus Fired Round Comparison
|Remington HTP 380 Auto 88 Grain JHP - 500 Rounds Gel Test Results|
|Bullet Depth (in.)||16||16.7||17.4||17.5||17.5|
|Expanded Diameter (in.)||0.35||0.35||0.35||0.35||0.35|
|Expanded Weight (gr.)||88||88.3||88.3||88.4||88.7|
|Bullet Velocity (fps)||886||899||901||902||920|