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Shooting enthusiasts have been arguing about the effectiveness of different cartridges for decades. And, as you can assume from the title, they still do. Especially when they start comparing the 9mm Luger cartridge to any other. The 9mm Luger (also known as 9mm Parabellum, 9x19mm, or just 9mm) cartridge is in fact the most popular one today. And there are reasons for it. A standard handgun chambered for 9mm offers a perfect balance of power, concealability, reliability, and capacity. On the other hand, expert shooters tend to refer to the .380 ACP (aka .380 Auto, 9x17mm) cartridge as underpowered and, thus, useless in most situations. But why would firearm companies spend money to manufacture .380 pistols and ammo that people don’t buy? .380 ACP ballistics is inferior to the 9mm. But when it comes to real life, there appear other things that are worth consideration, like affordability, recoil, intended application, and many others. Before we dive into the main part of the article, let’s take a brief look at the history of the two cartridges.