Sierra Bullets, in partnership with SIG Sauer, has announced the availability of five new members of the V-Crown self-defense-bullet line. The V-Crowns deliver optimal weight retention and expansion at all effective distances and exhibit Sierra’s world-renowned accuracy. The line features a stacked hollowpoint-bullet design with an additional hollowpoint cavity.
The new bullets are:
* 9mm (.355) 90-gr. JHP V-Crown. The #9990 was introduced in November 2015 and has a ballistic coefficient of .094 @ 1200 fps and above, a BC of .109 between 1200 fps and 850 fps, and a BC of .106 at 850 fps and below, according to published Sierra figures.
* 9mm (.355) 124-gr. JHP V-Crown. The #9924 124-grain 9mm, along with the #9925, #9465, and #9820 covered below, has a cannelure halfway up the shank, which locks the jacket to the core, ensuring maximum weight retention and terminal expansion. The #9924 was introduced in November 2015 and has a ballistic coefficient of .120 at 1250 fps and above, .160 between 1250 fps and 1000 fps, and .170 at 1000 fps and below.
* 9mm (.355) 125-gr. JHP V-Crown. Like the #9924 above, the #9925 was introduced in November 2015 and has a has a cannelure halfway up the shank. It has a BC of .122 at 1250 fps and above, .168 between 1250 fps and 900 fps, and .173 @ 900 fps and below.
* 10mm (.400) 165-gr. V-Crown JHP. The 0.4-inch diameter #9465 was introduced in November 2015 and has a shank cannelure like the #9924 and #9925 9mm versions. BC for the 10mm is 0.132 at 1150 fps and above, 0.147 between 1150 fps and 850 fps, and 0.118 at 850 fps and below.
* .45-Caliber (.4515) 200-gr. V-Crown JHP Match: The #9820 was introduced in November 2015 and has the midway shank cannelure. Ballistic coefficient is .118 at 1200 fps and above, .143 between 1200 fps and 900 fps, and .148 @ 900 fps and below.
Check back with us soon to order these fantastic new bullets. Be sure to write a review once you’ve had a chance to see how they perform in your self-defense handguns.