|Bullet Weight||120 Grain|
|Bullet Type||Full Metal Jacket (FMJ)|
|Ammo Caliber||.40 S&W (Smith & Wesson)|
|Muzzle Velocity (fps)||1330|
|Muzzle Energy (ft lbs)||471|
|Cost Per Round||58.0¢ per round|
Bullets which contain lead are inadvisable for indoor range training for the same reason we no longer use lead to make plumbing: Lead is toxic, so creating a bunch of vaporized lead in a poorly ventilated enclosed area does precisely zero favors for your lungs.
Federal knows this well, which is why they offer their Federal American Eagle Indoor Range Training line of ammunition. This 40 S&W round’s 120 grain bullet is 100 percent lead-free. The white hot heat of ignition can not find any toxic, lead to vaporize in the bullet’s core, helping you to enjoy a far more healthful training environment.
To complement its special bullet, this round is also outfitted with Federal’s Catalyst primer. It too is lead-free, and it’s still every bit as reliable and shelf-stable as another more conventional primer. The Catalyst is Boxer-style, which along with this ammo’s brass cases means you can reload it.
Please note that this is not frangible ammunition, and may present the same risk of splash-back and ricochet as a traditional FMJ when you’re shooting steel targets.