Posted: 3/14/2001 7:38:37 PM EDT
MPR.ammo Minimal Penetration Round.
Specifications. .223 hollow point.
Velocity; 3,600 FPS. 16” barrel.
3,800 FPS 20” barrel.
Blackfoot PD. Test:Witnesed by SGT Barbre and Officer Jeff Hintze.
Penetration test; 16” barrel,MPR ammo penetrated 3 walls; 20” barrel penetrated 2 1/2 walls, compared to standard 50-grain hollow points which penetrated 4+ walls. Only 4 walls where set up!
Wall specifications; 1/2” sheet rock with 4” of fiberglass insulation and another 1/2” of sheet rock to simulate exterior walls. MPS ammo penetrated 30-50% less than standard ammo.
Pocatello PD. Test: Same wall construction! .223 FED 69bthp match 71/2 walls.
.223 FED 55bthp match 8+ walls.
.9mm FED 124 Hydra Shock 8+ walls.
.223 MPR. ammo 3 walls.
Witnessed by LT. Wheatly, Officer Marshand, and several others.
TO contact LT. Wheatly Call Poc. PD. (208) -234-6100
Specific ammunition use: For entry-level ammunition: To Limit over penetration and to help safeguard innocent by-standers; thus limiting liability.
Excellent for: law enforcement and home defense.
For further information or to purchase Call Toll Free 1-877-715-0600. www.moaammo.com
If I was LEO, I would also want to have a few mags of the real stuff too. But I would also be carrying a .308 if I could.