10% Ballistic Gelatin Test of the

.308 HOSTAGE RESCUE CARTRIDGE

 

 

10-12 Inches of penetration while producing a wound cavity 8 inches in diameter.

2 inches into gelatin.
4 inches into gelatin.

Due to the the design of the bullet when it impacts flesh it results in extreme hydro-static displacement and lateral dispersion. The result is massive permanent tissue damage. This photo, 4 inches into the gelatin has a 5 " wound cavity.

6 inches into gelatin.
8 inches into gelatin.