Less Lethal Africa is introducing the world's first rubber bullets for various calibers. Final product is of high quality and will sell at prices which reflect excellent value for money, bearing in mind that less lethal ammunition is more costly to produce than regular ammo.
Although the rubber bullets feel hard to the touch, they easily bend, flatten and distort on impact. A function of the special material.
You can expect 80% of shots fired to form a 30 cm circle (or better) at 20m.
Less lethal ammunition is light and small and needs to travel fast to be effective and to be accurate outdoors if there is a breeze.
Safeguard Lives with Rubber Bullets
Incorrect use of less lethal ammunition can cause serious injury, even death. Shooting at a range at least equal to the suggested minimum is essential and shots should be aimed low, legs are best. Some penetration is accepted as "less lethal".The clay test at 20m should have average penetration of less than 44mm. We recommend a clay suitable for less lethal ammunition penetration testing, such as Van Aken Plastalina or Roma #1 at a temperature of 20C. Ballistic gel is not suitable for less lethal ammunition testing.
Never shoot at the head, neck, thorax, heart or spine. Less lethal ammunition should only be used by persons specifically trained in its use.
Our website focuses on one less lethal round for pistols:
9LLAx19mm - rubber bullets for any 9mmLLAx19 pistol.
Please note that these rounds will NOT cycle the action of the firearm; the firearm must be manually cycled for each shot.
This has excellent application for all cases where a “less lethal approach” is preferred. It is also useful for practice and weapon familiarisation training – there is no recoil on firing.
The rubber bullets have been designed with attention to ballistic detail which facilitates the engaging of bore rifling for stability and performance, yet does not result in excessive fouling. The design allows the bullet to hit point of aim, nose-first. Accuracy is impressive, especially for less lethal.
From 20m, the effect is similar to a very powerful sting from a bee or wasp. Some "less lethal" penetration can occur. Close-in, there can be serious injury.
The 9mm rubber bullet will reach out more than 20m.
Recommended minimum range is 20m. Some penetration is acceptable as "less lethal" so shoot low, aim for legs. Effective range, beyond 20m.
For lethal 9mm, shorter range is suitable but for less lethal ammuntion, the police officer needs a longer range to stay safe. Police officers need to start shooting at a 20m distance to give them time to react if there is a dangerous, charging suspect. Longer range gives protection from people throwing objects and rocks. The aim of less lethal is to safeguard all lives, including that of the police officer. As the suspect gets closer and closer, the bullets will hit harder and harder.
The clay test at 20m should have average penetration of less than 44mm. We recommend a clay suitable for less lethal ammunition penetration testing, such as Van Aken Plastalina or Roma #1 at a temperature of 20C. Ballistic gel is not suitable for less lethal ammunition testing.
As with all less lethal ammunition, fire discipline is required as close shots or high shots (chest, throat and face) can cause serious injury or death. Always aim below the sternum or mid-chest level.
These rounds will not cycle the action of the firearm; the firearm must be manually cycled for each shot. This aids accuracy and help prevent indiscriminate firing.
For those who do want semi-automatic fire, conversion kits will be developed acccording to end user requirements. Firing in semi-automatic mode has the advantage of low recoil and much higher rate of fire.
SPECIFICATIONS * min 20m range; * the rubber bullet material is a 90 Shore Hardness self-lubricating rubber; * projectile weighs 11 grains.