The M1 Carbine was an admission of reality when it came into adoption in . Hornady Critical Defense 30 Carbine ballistic gel test penetration.
"M1 Carbine ammunition will not penetrate pyjama armor, bounces off Without having any legitimate test data, I wouldn't put it up against very.
Carbine is definitely weaker. Certainly weaker than the M1 Garand. But I wonder what the difference in transferred energy is. A 30'06 round that.
The iconic M1 Carbine sure is light, quick and maneuverable. But how well do the bullets stand up to a ballistics gel test?.