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9x21 IMI
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9x21 IMI

The 9x21 IMI pistol cartridge was designed for those markets where the 9mm Luger cartridge can't be purchased by civilian users.

Based on the 9 mm Luger cartridge, the casing was lengthened from 19 mm to 21 mm. The bullet sits a little deeper which results in the same overall length then the 9 mm Luger cartridge. Performance is identical to the 9 mm Luger.

In combat shooting the 9x21 IMI cartridge is being used with a shorter bullet so one can increase the powder charge to obtain higher bullet velocities. These special loads are not available from ammunition manufacturers.

The 9x21 IMI is also known as: 9x21

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