A pistol cartridge designed by John Browning in 1904, for use in his prototype Colt semi-automatic .45 pistol and eventually the M1911 pistol adopted by the United States Army.
The .45ACP Round is a type of large caliber ammunition. It is one of the most powerful handgun calibers available for use. They can be found in Civilian and General Military loot location, as individual rounds, packed in 25 round boxes, or loaded in magazines.. They can be stacked in heaps of 40 to save inventory space.
Weapons using this ammunition:
- FNX45 – Can be loaded using a 15Rnd Magazine or putting it directly into the chamber.
- 1911 – Can be loaded using a 7Rnd Magazine or putting it directly into the chamber.
- Derringer – Can only be loaded directly into the chamber.
The .45ACP ammunition is based on the real world .45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) rounds. It was designed by John Browning in 1904 and was used by Colt in their M1911 pistol. Eventually, this cartridge became the US armed services’ official pistol and submachinegun round for the next 70 years. Today, most handguns are chambered for 9mm cartridge, because they are smaller, lighter, and have more magazine capacity, however, the .45ACP still used in some law enformcent units that require more stopping power, and popular with large caliber sport shooters.