Liberty's patented lead-free high performance ammunition combines a significantly flatter trajectory, immediate synchronous spin, optimization for gyro stability and yaw independence contribute to superior ballistic coefficients and improved accuracy extended range. The 50-grain 9mm Civil Defense round reaches velocities over 2000 FPS with more than 450 FPE kinetic energy. At 25 meters, Liberty Ammunition Civil Defense achieves less than 2 inches of dispersion. In ballistic gel, this round has achieves 12 inches of penetration and a permanent wound cavity greater than 5 inches in diameter. This translates in to a faster, more powerful round capable of catastrophic wound damage with 16% less felt recoil. For use in +P rated (standard weapon) firearms.