Table 8: Results of the simulation for several different calibers.

TypeSpecificationThird stage velocity (m/s)Third stage mass (g)Final deflection value (mm)Penetration in the ceramic (%)

II.357 Magnum1706.6619.4887.5
IIA9 mm1295.8018.7141.4
IIA.40 S&W1049.4518.6349.6
IIIA.357 SIG1635.3617.4084.4
IIIA.44 Magnum19710.3820.1590.1