A Comprehensive Guide to Handgun Ammunition:

A Comprehensive Guide to Handgun Ammunition: " 2.34 mm rimfire to .600 Nitro Express "

by Edited by Paul F. Kisak


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A Comprehensive Guide to Handgun Ammunition: " 2.34 mm rimfire to .600 Nitro Express " by Edited by Paul F. Kisak

Handgun ammunition is used in weapons that are also referred to as small arms, pistols, revolvers or handguns. Handgun ammunition is usually designed to project force against a relatively close selected target. The nature of handgun ammunition also includes delivery or combat supporting munitions such as hollow point, full metal jacket, expanding jacket, shot shell, non-lethal or pyrotechnic and incendiary compounds. Since the design of the cartridge, the meaning has been transferred to the assembly of a projectile and its propellant in a single package.

This book gives a comprehensive discussion of the dimensions, variations, design, ballistics and other characteristics that are associated with handgun ammunition ranging in calibers as small as 2.34 mm rim fire and as large as .600 Nitro Express.

This book is designed to be a reference and provide an overview of the topic and give the reader a structured knowledge to familiarize yourself with the topic at the most affordable price possible.

The accuracy and knowledge is of an international viewpoint as the edited articles represent the inputs of many knowledgeable individuals and some of the most current knowledge on the topic, based on the date of publication.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781523487714
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/19/2016
Pages: 510
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.03(d)

About the Author

Paul F. Kisak has degrees in Engineering Physics & Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan and is an Engineer & Former Intelligence Officer for the CIA & US Intelligence Community with over 31 years of study in ballistics, hand-loading and the analysis and mathematical modeling of weapons and weapons systems.

He has authored several books and has been a Contributing Author for The International Encyclopedia on Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence and written several award-winning scientific & software manuals that have been sold in more than a dozen countries. He has also appeared in Marquis "Who's Who in the World" & "Who's Who in Science & Engineering" and continues to edit and write.

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