44 Russian Ammo
The .44 Russian Ammo, also known as the .44 S&W Russian Ammo, is a black powdered centerfire metallic bullet created for revolvers and was made available to the general public in 1870. The .44 Russian Ammo used the .44 S&W American as its parent case and was designed according to its blueprints. The .44 Russian Ammo generated much more chamber pressures than its parent casing. To avoid damage to the barrel due to the high pressures of the bullet, the overall length of the .44 Russian Ammo was increased by .06 inches. This cartridge became a domestic hit and became the first American revolver bullet to offer inherent accuracy. Many records were set using the .44 Russian Ammo, so it came to be an effective target round. The overall length of the .44 Russian Ammo is 36mm, and the bullet diameter of this cartridge is 10.9mm. The 246-grain bullet variant of the .44 Russian Ammo can travel at a velocity of 750 feet per second while creating an energy level of 310 ft.lbf.
The .44 Russian Ammo was designed after the .44 S&W American Ammo by Smith & Wesson in 1870 in the United States.
The .44 Russian Ammo is still used today mainly for target shooting as it provides the shooter with precise accuracy.