A 9mm bullet is a common type of ammunition that is used in many handguns. People often wonder how far the bullet will travel and what kind of damage it can do. In this blog post, we will explore the answers to those questions.

How far will a 9mm bullet travel?

Quick answer: 531 feet if aimed at a target 75 feet away, or 6900 feet maximum. A typical handgun can fire a bullet up to about 1200 feet per second. That means that in one second, the bullet can travel about 1200 feet. However, the actual distance that the bullet will travel will depend on a number of factors, such as the type of gun, the type of ammunition, and even the weather conditions. In general, though, you can expect a bullet from a handgun to travel between 1500 and 3000 feet.

Now let’s take a look at some real-world examples of how far a nine-millimeter bullet can travel. In 2012, a man in Sweden was shot in the leg with a nine-millimeter pistol. The bullet traveled through his leg and then lodged itself in his other leg. The man was hospitalized but he eventually recovered from his injuries.

In another incident, a nine-millimeter bullet was fired into the air during a New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square. The bullet traveled up to two miles before it finally came down and hit a woman in the head. She died from her injuries.

What is the maximum range of a 9mm bullet?

The answer may surprise you. The maximum range of a typical nine-millimeter Luger bullet is about one and a half miles, provided there is a clear line of sight to the target. But, in reality, the effective range for most self-defense situations is much shorter.

With that said, the actual max range really depends on the gun that’s firing it as well as the ammunition being used. For example, a Glock 19 handgun has a maximum effective range of around 50 to 75 yards with FMJ ammo while its maximum effective range plummets to just 15 yards when using hollow point ammo.

So, while the maximum range of a nine-millimeter bullet might be one and a half miles, the practical self-defense range is much, much shorter. It’s important to know the limitations of your firearm and ammunition so you can make an educated decision about when and how to use it.

The best way to find out the maximum range of your particular gun and ammo combination is to consult a ballistic chart or do some testing at the range. But, as a general rule of thumb, most self-defense situations will be within 25 yards. So, it’s important to practice shooting at close range targets so you can be prepared for the realities of a self-defense situation.

How much does a 9mm drop at 100 yards?

Ammunition used will affect the drop of a projectile. For example, lighter bullets will tend to have less drop than heavier bullets. Also, faster ammunition will have less drop than slower ammunition. The shape of the projectile also affects its trajectory; for example, a hollow point bullet will have less drop than a full metal jacket bullet because it is more aerodynamic.

To answer the question posed, a typical 115 grain full metal jacketed bullet fired from a nine millimeter handgun will drop approximately 22 inches at 100 yards. A 147 grain full metal jacketed bullet fired from the same handgun will drop approximately 36 inches at 100 yards. Of course, these are just estimates and your results may vary depending on the specific ammunition and gun used.

If you are looking to minimize the drop of your nine millimeter projectile, consider using lighter and faster ammunition. Also, be sure to test different types of ammunition in your gun to see which one performs best for you.

How far will a 9mm bullet travel in water?

A bullet will travel a little over three feet in water before it starts to slow down. It will then eventually sink to the bottom. The depth that it sinks to will depend on the weight of the bullet. A heavier bullet will sink deeper than a lighter one. So, if you’re ever swimming and someone starts shooting at you with a handgun, don’t worry too much about the bullets reaching you; they probably won’t make it very far. Of course, this all assumes that the water is relatively still. If there’s a current flowing, then the distance that the bullet travels will be affected as well.

What happens to a bullet when it hits water?

The answer might surprise you. When a bullet hits water, it doesn’t simply sink to the bottom. Instead, it undergoes a process called hydrostatic shock. Hydrostatic shock is caused by the sudden change in pressure that occurs when a bullet hits water. This change in pressure causes the bullet to deform and break apart. The force of the impact can also cause serious injuries to nearby objects and creatures.

How far is a 9 mm accurate?

A nine-millimeter handgun is accurate up to about 50 yards. This distance will vary depending on the gun and the shooter. A skilled marksman can hit targets at 100 yards with a nine-millimeter, but the average shooter will be accurate at much shorter distances. The most important factor in accuracy is practice. A shooter who practices regularly will be more accurate than one who does not.

The best way to improve your accuracy with a nine-millimeter is to practice as often as possible. Shoot at targets of various sizes and distances. Make sure to take care of your gun and keep it clean. A well-maintained firearm will perform better than one that is not properly cared for. With enough practice, you will be able to hit targets at long distances with your nine-millimeter handgun.

How far will a 9mm bullet travel if shot straight up?

A regular lead bullet will travel about 2800 feet straight up, but will only travel half that if shot at an angle. If you fire a gun into the air, the bullet will eventually come down with enough force to kill someone. It’s not worth the risk! Just enjoy the fireworks from a safe distance.

What happens to bullets shot upwards?

Do they eventually stop? Or do they keep going until they hit something?

It turns out that the answer to this question is a bit complicated. It depends on a number of factors, including the weight of the bullet, the air resistance, and the angle at which it was fired.

In general, though, bullets will eventually fall back down to Earth. The speed at which they fall will depend on how high they were fired in the first place. If a bullet is fired straight up into the air, it will eventually reach its highest point and then start to fall back down. The time it takes for the bullet to reach its highest point is known as its “time of flight.”

Once a bullet starts falling, it will continue to fall until it hits something. The speed at which it falls will depend on the air resistance. The more aerodynamic the bullet, the less air resistance it will experience and the faster it will fall.