What is 9mm NATO Winchester?

9mm NATO is a bit spicier than 9mm Luger. It’s accurate and reliable, but it’s definitely snappier because it’s designed to hit 1250+ feet per second out of a standard pistol. Most commercial 9mm ammo is going around 1100 feet per second with a 115 grain bullet.

Can I shoot 9mm NATO in my 9mm?

So that means if shooting a standard 9mm Luger caliber pistol using 9mm NATO ammo you are shooting a load of higher pressure than the gun is designed for. If you are shooting a 9mm Luger &P you are okay with the NATO loads. For the casual shooter, this means a couple of things: don’t put 9mm NATO ammo in older guns.

What is the difference between 9mm and 9mm NATO?

9mm NATO & 9mm Luger both have different bullet pressure rates. The SAAMI pressure for 9mm Luger ammo is around 35,000 PSI. The 9mm NATO rounds are pressured at 36,500 PSI. So 9mm NATO rounds have higher pressures than standard 9mm Luger rounds.

Is 9×19 same as 9mm NATO?

9mm NATO is 9x19mm ammo that conforms to NATO standards. Like 9mm +P, 9mm NATO is overpressurized, but not to the same extent. 9mm NATO has a service pressure of 36,500 psi. By NATO standards, 9mm NATO has a bullet weight between 108-grains and 128-grains.

What is the difference between NATO rounds and regular rounds?

The first difference is the higher pressure level of the 5.56 NATO cartridge which runs at approximately 58,000 psi. A 223 Remington is loaded to approximately 55,000 psi. The second and most important difference between the two is the fact that a 5.56 NATO chamber has a . 125” longer throat.

Is Winchester 9mm NATO Good?

The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturer’s Institute (SAAMI) actually goes as far as to list 9mm NATO as being “unsafe” for firearms chambered in the standard 9mm Luger caliber.

Why do some bullets say NATO?

Military ammo uses military specs using a different test procedure than SAAMI, with NATO pressure rating appearing more conservative than SAAMI. NATO ammo is fired from looser chambers to ensure extraction during the firing cycle of semi and full automatic weapons.

What makes a gun NATO?

Both NATO rounds are designed with some free bore. Military weapons must accommodate different bullets, generally tracers are longer than the standard ball ammo in the smaller caliber. A variety of special purpose ammo from ball, armor piercing to blanks are fired from these weapons.

What is the difference between 9mm Luger and 9mm Winchester?

Absolutely nothing! They are identical and different in name only. Despite what name these rounds carry, when you hear someone refer to a 9mm, they are most likely referring to a 9mm Luger or 9x19mm Parabellum which are one and the same cartridge.

What kind of ammo does a Winchester 9mm come in?

Get ready for a day at the range with the Winchester USA 9mm NATO 124-Grain Handgun Ammunition. Intended for target shooting, this 9mm handgun ammunition weighs 124 grains and comes in a 150-round box. The full metal jacket ensures reliable performance. Made in USA.

Is 9mm NATO approved ammo the same as 9mm Luger?

The 9MM NATO approved ammunition is the same thing as a 9MM Parabellum, or 9MM Luger. Quite simply they are referring to the 9×19 Cartridge. If you don’t know what you are talking about, it would be wise to do a little research before stating your unfounded perceived belief about a given subject.

Is the Winchester 9mm Luger a good gun?

Similar to the rifle line, this 9mm Luger is prime example of the quality and care that goes into Winchester ammo.

Can you reload Winchester 9mm rounds?

Winchester assembles these rounds with consistency and accuracy in mind, so you can have confidence when using your 9mm guns for sport, competition, plinking, or training. These newly-produced brass-cased cartridges can be shot and reloaded for additional value!