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40 S&W Stopping Power, all bullet weights
BrandBulletShootingsOne Shot StopsPercentDiameterPenetrationNotes
Remington165 gr GS14613794%0.7"13.9" 
CCI155 gr GD595593%0.67"14.2" 
Federal155 gr HS888293%0.73"13.6" 
Corbon135 gr JHP9889%0.69"10.4"4" barrel or less
Speer155 gr GD181689%0.65"11.9"4" barrel or less
Corbon135 gr JHP565089%0.74"10.9" 
Federal155 gr JHP13912489%0.68"11.8" 
Remington165 gr GS615489%0.68"12.6"4" barrel or less
Corbon150 gr JHP403588%0.71"11.3" 
Federal155 gr HS242188%0.69"12.6"4" barrel or less
Remington155 gr 413688%0.63"12.9" 
Winchester155 gr ST1069388%0.74"11.2" 
Federal180 gr HS655788%0.66"15.6" 
Federal180 gr HS302686%0.59"12.9"4" barrel or less
Remington180 gr GS786786%0.63"12.7" 
PMC155 gr 494286%0.65"13.9" 
CCI180 gr GD635486%0.63"12.6" 
Corbon180 gr JHP211886%0.63"11.4" 
Winchester180 gr BT15713284%0.68"15.8" 
Starfire180 gr JHP514384%0.61"14.2" 
Federal180 gr 1008484%0.65"13.1" 
Remington180 gr GS252184%0.62"12.2"4" barrel or less
Federal180 gr JHP322784%0.67"12.9"4" barrel or less
Black Hills180 gr JHP443784%0.67"13.3" 
Winchester180 gr JHP15913283%0.61"14.3" 
Federal165 gr HS1129383%0.51"16.8" 
Federal155 gr JHP221882%0.54"11.1"4" barrel or less
Winchester180 gr BT342779%0.47"14.2"4" barrel or less
Winchester180 gr JHP463678%0.46"13.9"4" barrel or less
Winchester180 gr FMJ946771%0.4"19.2" 
Winchester0 gr FMJ281761%0.4"16.7"4" barrel or less

BT = Black Talon GS = Golden Saber GD = Gold Dot
HS = Hydra Shok ST = Silvertip LRN = Lead Round Nose
SWC = Semi Wadcutter JHP = Jacketed Hollow Point FMJ = Full Metal Jacket

Diameter and Penetration are the average from bullets recovered in actual shootings. All data taken from Evan Marshall and Ed Sanow's book: Stopping Power: A Practical Analysis of the Latest Handgun Ammunition and used with permission from the author.

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