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CHAPTER 8 CALIBER .45 CARTRIDGES

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Type Classification: Weight-------------------------------- 330 gr

Length-------------------------------- 1.255 in. (31.8 mm)

OBS - MSR 08836015. Tracer---------------------------------NA

Explosive:

Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911A1; and Pistol, Caliber Type----------------------------NA

.45, National Match. Weight--------------------------NA

Incendiary:

WAD CUTTER Cartridge. The cartridge is Propellant:

identified by the bullet shape which has the general Type----------------------------Smokeless powder appearance of a truncated cone. Weight-------------------------- MBR

Function: Performance:

The ogive of the bullet has a sharp shoulder that acts as a hole punch to cut a clean hole in the target.

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