.45 ACP

The data on ammunition is provided primarily by the BwVC, but also from national and regional focal points on SALW control; data published by think tanks, international organizations and experts; and/or data provided by individual researchers on SALW. It is not exhaustive. If you would like to add to or amend the data, please click here.

Bullet diameter 11.5 mm
Case length 22.8 mm
Overall length 32 mm


The following is a non-exhaustive overview of SALW using this type of ammunition.
Weapon name Category Number of countries
Colt M1911 Self-Loading Pistols & Revolvers 47
HK USP Self-Loading Pistols & Revolvers 7
Thompson M1928 Submachine Guns 33