Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Conflict Resolution

A (warning) graphic FBI PowerPoint presentation about the limitations of .40 S&W ammunition. A Pennsylvania police department has two conflicts where ten or more .40 S&W rounds fail to incapacitate the bad guy. The penetration was only 1 inch.

The officers credited their 5.56mm firearms with conflict resolution. Brick Oven recommends 7.62-39 rounds for conflict resolution* instead of the 5.56mm. They are cheaper and bigger.

* ‘conflict’ meaning self-defense

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