# Best answer: How fast does a bullet travel from a pistol?

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Bullets from a 9mm handgun may max out at speeds as low as 102 miles per hour. And a . 30 caliber bullet, according to Mattoo’s equation, might do so at only 85 miles per hour.

## How fast does a handgun bullet travel?

Bullets leaves the barrel of a gun, typically at an initial speed (called muzzle velocity) of 1200 mph (536 metre per second) to 2800 mph (metre per second) depending upon the the type of weapon. Pistol bullets generally feature a lower acceleration than rifles or machine guns.

## How fast do bullets from a Glock travel?

Glock
Cartridge 9mm Parabellum 10mm Auto .45 ACP .40 S&W .380 ACP .357 SIG .45 GAP .22 LR .50 GI
Action Short recoil, locked breech, tilting barrel (straight blowback for Glock 25, 28 and 44)
Rate of fire Glock 18: 1,100–1,200 RPM (rounds per minute)
Muzzle velocity 375 m/s (1,230 ft/s) (Glock 17, 17C, 18, 18C)

## How fast is 9mm?

Most 9mm rounds have a velocity somewhere around 1,200 fps at the muzzle. One hour is 3,600 seconds. One mile is 5,280 feet.

## Can you dodge a bullet?

Bullet dodging, Scientific American reports, is one such make-believe ability invented by Hollywood. Regardless of your speed and finesse, no human can dodge a bullet at close range. The bullet is simply traveling too fast. Even the slowest handguns shoot a bullet at 760 miles per hour, SciAm explains.

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## Is a bullet faster than sound?

When bullets fly through the air, they do so at amazing speeds. The fastest bullets travel more than 2,600 feet per second. That’s equivalent to over 1,800 miles per hour. To put that in perspective, it’s amazing to realize that bullets travel over twice the speed of sound!

## Does a sniper bullet travel faster than sound?

Almost all rifle bullets and many handgun bullets travel faster than the speed of sound. In fact, ammunition manufacturers create special “subsonic” ammunition designed to stay below it for use with silencers.

## How far will a bullet travel before hitting the ground?

Typically a 9 mm bullet shot out of a medium sized handgun will travel 2200 meters before it will fall to the ground. A bullet almost never travels this far before it actually hits something.

## How far will a 556 bullet travel?

Premium Member. M193 (55 gr FMJBT)from a 16″ barrel, parallel to the ground when fired will travel almost two miles. Muzzle velocity assumed to be 3100FPS. Bullet drop would be about 61 inches at 460 yards.

## What is the slowest bullet?

On a more serious note, the . 22 caliber rimfire “Colibrí” rounds made by Aguila Ammunition of Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico really do fire the slowest bullets of any commercially manufactured ammunition. The slowest moving bullets fired from modern weapons are like little hummingbirds made by Mexican eagles.

## How fast is a sniper bullet?

It is one of the fastest bullets currently with a speed of around 3029 feet per second. If we convert that in miles, then it will be around 2065 miles per hour which is a tremendous speed. These speeds of bullets can vary depending on the factors that we have mentioned above.

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## Can a 9mm kill you?

Can a 9mm bullet kill you? Yes, a 9mm round is more than capable of killing you. A typical muzzle velocity of a 9mm is 375 m/s (1,230 ft/s) and is a caliber used by the police and military around the world for that very purpose.

## Can a deer dodge a bullet?

A deer at 1000 feet could conceivably react to a muzzle flash and startle enough to avoid a shot that otherwise would have hit it. It’s within the realm of possibility.

## Can Kakashi dodge a bullet?

No. He’s much faster than bullets and could easily dodge them even at close range without aim dodging. He was able to dodge light and bullets are much slower than light. Another thing to consider is his healing factor and his superhuman resistance.

## Did Bruce Lee dodge a bullet?

The weight of evidence strongly suggests that “Bruce Lee caught a bullet between his teeth” is a myth, IMO most likely a confluence of what the Bruce Leroy character did in the “Last Dragon” movie and the accidental death of Brandon Lee under similar circumstances.