9x18 Ammo (Makarov)
The 9mm Makarov, or "mak" as it is often called on the Internet, is a pistol cartridge best described as the Russian counterpart to the 9mm Luger in military usage. It is a much younger cartridge than its Western cousin, having been introduced in the late 1940s to replace the 7.62 Tokarev.
9x18mm Makarov ammunition typically sits between the .380 ACP and the 9mm in power, firing a light 95 grain full metal jacket bullet at a muzzle velocity in the 1,000-1,100 feet per second range. Self-defense loads firing jacketed hollow points are produced by only a few manufacturers but deliver respectable performance in the Makarov PM, the handgun typically used with them.
Due to its Soviet origins, the 9mm Makarov is often found in cost-effective steel-cased varieties such as those from Wolf and Barnaul's Bear series. Reloaders may prefer slightly more expensive but brass-cased alternatives from Prvi Partizan, Sellier & Bellot, or Winchester.
Wolf WPA Polyformance 9mm Makarov 94 Grain FMJ - 1000 Rounds$224.00
Manufacturer Wolf Condition New Bullet Weight 94 Grain Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Use Type plinking at the range Casing Type Steel Quantity 1000 Ammo Caliber 9mm Makarov (9x18mm) Primer Type Berdan UPC Barcode 645611918124 Cost Per Round 22.4¢ per round
This Wolf 9mm Makarov ammo is excellent in autoloading handguns. They will cycle smoothly in and out of the chamber, giving you the high-volume practice you need. The 94-grain bullet is wrapped in a bimetal jacket, which results in less fouling through the barrel. It's a full metal jacket (ball) load that's ideal for the range. Add in a muzzle velocity of 1,033 feet per second and these bullets are perfect for short to medium-range handgun training. With this package you'll get a full case of 9mm Mak ammo, so you'll get plenty of trigger time.
Anyone who wants affordable cartridges for their target and competition shooting can count on WOLF Performance Ammunition. This brand specializes in high-volume ammo for training and practice, and they have ammo choices for nearly every caliber and bore in the country.
The 9mm Makarov is an excellent round for personal defense and target competitions. It has speed and power, but if you’re going to use the round, you need to get plenty of training. With this bulk box from WOLF, you’ll have 1,000 rounds of high-quality full metal jacket bullets.
Brown Bear 9x18mm Makarov 94 Grain FMJ - 1000 Rounds$238.50
Manufacturer Brown Bear Condition New Bullet Weight 94 Grain Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Use Type indoor range shooting, plinking at the range Casing Type Steel Quantity 1000 Ammo Caliber 9mm Makarov (9x18mm) Manufacturer SKU A918RFMJ Primer Type Boxer UPC Barcode 64607094860374 Cost Per Round 23.9¢ per round
If you need a full supply of 9x18mm Marakov training cartridges, order this 1,000-count case of Brown Bear ammunition and you’ll be all set for a complete day at the range. These cartridges use a high-quality lacquered steel case, reliable primers, and an effective full metal jacket bullet that delivers outstanding speed and energy.
When you fire these rounds, you’ll have a muzzle speed of 1,013 feet per second, giving you the speed you need for short or medium-range handgun practice. With a full metal jacket and a smooth case, these bullets will cycle smoothly through the chamber, making them a top choice for autoloading handguns that take 9x18mm Marakov rounds.
Brown Bear is one of the best brands for affordable training and target-shooting ammunition. They use high-quality components to create a product that is smooth and reliable, and all Brown Bear ammunition is built to meticulous military specifications.
Brown Bear 9x18mm Makarov 94 Grain FMJ - 50 Rounds$14.25
Manufacturer Brown Bear Condition New Bullet Weight 94 Grain Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Use Type indoor range shooting, plinking at the range Casing Type Steel Quantity 50 Ammo Caliber 9mm Makarov (9x18mm) Manufacturer SKU A918RFMJ Primer Type Berdan UPC Barcode 4607094860372 Cost Per Round 28.5¢ per round
This 50 count box of 9x18mm rounds from Brown Bear represents a large portion of the most popular factory rounds for the caliber. Each cartridge is topped by a 94-grain FMJ projectile which will come out of the muzzle at an average of 1,013 feet per second; this results in manageable recoil for use in smaller blow-back handguns. These rounds also have a lacquered steel case that has reliably fed in and extracted from Russian, Bulgarian, and Hungarian pistols for decades.
Brown Bear is a steel-cased brand manufactured in the Barnaul ammunition plant in Russia. The Barnaul plant is able to provide inexpensive, reliable ammunition to customers due to experience manufacturing military cartridges in bulk which dates back to the early 1940s.
Wolf WPA Polyformance 9mm Makarov 94 Grain FMJ - 50 Rounds$14.25
Manufacturer Wolf Condition New Bullet Weight 94 Grain Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Use Type plinking at the range Casing Type Steel Quantity 50 Ammo Caliber 9mm Makarov (9x18mm) Primer Type Berdan Cost Per Round 28.5¢ per round
These 9mm Makarov cartridges from WOLF are one of the best values you'll find. The PolyFormance coating gives the round smooth feeding, while dependable primers ensure consistent ignition of the powder, even in adverse conditions. These 94-grain rounds give you a muzzle velocity of 1,033 feet per second, while the bimetal jacket ensures consistent, reliable quality. With this package, you'll receive a single box containing 50 full metal jacket rounds for the range.
WOLF Performance Ammunition specializes in consistency and quality at an affordable price. They make rounds for high-volume target and competition shooters, allowing you to get the practice you need at a price you can afford. They have affordable options for most handguns, rifles, and shotguns.
The 9mm Makarov cartridge was invented in the Soviet Union after the second World War. Although it has been around for many decades, it remains one of the top ammo choices for many handgun owners in the U.S. and abroad. With excellent speed and energy, the round can be an effective tool for self defense.
Fiocchi 9x18mm Makarov 95 Grain FMJ – 1000 Rounds$309.45
Manufacturer Fiocchi Condition New Bullet Weight 95 Grain Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Use Type indoor range shooting, plinking at the range Casing Type Brass Quantity 1000 Ammo Caliber 9mm Makarov (9x18mm) Manufacturer SKU 9MAK Primer Type Boxer UPC Barcode 762344860848 Cost Per Round 30.9¢ to 31.0¢ per round
Stock up on a good supply of multi-role ammo for your surplus 9x18mm pistols while you can with this 1000-round bulk pack from Fiocchi. Fiocchi, and Italian company, is a well-known international supplier of high quality ammunition. Their products are often praised by serious hunters, competitive shooting teams, and private enthusiasts who recognize innovation which wholly addresses the needs of the shooting market.
Unlike surplus spam can ammo, these 9x18mm cartridges are constructed using reloadable brass casings fitted with non-corrosive Boxer primers and topped with 95 grain full metal jacket (FMJ) bullets. The 95 grain weight has been common to the caliber since its original inception and works perfectly for the straight blowback actions that most 9x18mm chambered pistols operate on. While mainly intended for plinking and practice, these rounds are also highly suggested for personal defense use over hollow-points of the same weight. This is due to the penetration that FMJs offer in such a low pressure cartridge.
Fiocchi 9mm Makarov 95 Grain FMJ – 50 Rounds$16.15
Manufacturer Fiocchi Condition New Bullet Weight 95 Grain Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Use Type indoor range shooting, plinking at the range Casing Type Brass Quantity 50 Ammo Caliber 9mm Makarov (9x18mm) Manufacturer SKU 9MAK Primer Type Boxer UPC Barcode 762344001777 Cost Per Round 32.3¢ per round
Surplus Makarovs, Polish PA-63s, and Czechoslovakian CZ-82s may all be old pistols, but they always run well and deserve to be fed this high quality, new production 9x18mm ammunition from Fiocchi. These rounds are constructed using reloadable brass casings fitted with non-corrosive boxer primers. Fiocchi smartly mirrored their design after the original Russian Federation specifications by using a 95 grain full metal jacket (FMJ) bullet. With a muzzle velocity of 1,020 feet-per-second, these lightweight FMJ rounds are usually suggested for defense with this caliber due to their adequate penetration which is closer to FBI standard than the same weight hollow-points in the 9x18mm caliber.
Fiocchi is located in Lecco, Italy and as such maintains a strong relationship with other longstanding ammunition and firearms manufacturers. Their close support of the shooting sports as well as nearly 140 years of experience in the industry has earned them a reputation for reliability and consistent quality among hunters, competitors, and private shooters worldwide.
Prvi Partizan 9mm Makarov 93 Grain FMJ - 50 Rounds$17.15
Manufacturer Prvi Partizan Condition New Bullet Weight 93 Grain Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Use Type plinking at the range Casing Type Brass Quantity 50 Ammo Caliber 9mm Makarov (9x18mm) Manufacturer SKU PP-R9.4 Primer Type Boxer UPC Barcode 8605003801023 Cost Per Round 34.3¢ per round
You can get the high-quality 9mm Marakov ammunition you need for training and target shooting by ordering this box from Prvi Partizan. You’ll get reliable full metal jacket rounds that are fast, accurate, and effective, helping you get the practice you need to maintain your skills.
These 93-grain rounds are extremely reliable in autoloading handguns. They will cycle smoothly through the chamber and leave less fouling in the barrel than all-lead bullets. Coming out of the muzzle, these cartridges have a velocity over 1,000 feet per second, giving you the speed and power you need for short to medium-distance handgun training.
Since 1928, Prvi Partizan has been providing highly-precise rounds for a wide variety of firearms. They make hunting, training, and self-defense ammunition for nearly every popular caliber and have established a reputation for consistency and accuracy. With over 400 different ammunition products, Prvi has the rounds you need for any purpose.
CCI 9mm Makarov 95 Grain Blazer TMJ - 50 Rounds$23.75
Manufacturer Blazer Condition New Bullet Weight 95 Grain Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) Use Type indoor range shooting, plinking at the range Casing Type Aluminum Quantity 50 Ammo Caliber 9mm Makarov (9x18mm) Manufacturer SKU 3506 Primer Type Berdan UPC Barcode 076683035066 Cost Per Round 47.5¢ per round
If you own a handgun that takes 9mm Marakov rounds, you can get the ammunition you need for your training by ordering these cartridges from Blazer. You’ll get 50 full metal jacket cartridges that deliver superior power and effective speed, making them great for the target range or competition matches.
These 95-grain full metal jacket cartridges will cycle smoothly through the chamber and give off less fouling thanks to the full metal jacket and high-quality case. The bullet will come out of the barrel with a muzzle speed of 1,000 feet per second and a muzzle energy of 211 foot pounds. Thanks to a top-quality design and superior load, these rounds maintain 874 feet per second of velocity after reaching 100 yards.
Blazer is a part of Vista Outdoors Inc., a leading company for ammunition, hunting supplies, and many different outdoor products. Blazer makes superior cartridges for training, and has options for both rifles and handguns.
Hornady 9mm Makarov 95 Grain FTX Critical Defense FTX - 25 Rounds$21.75
Manufacturer Hornady Condition New Bullet Weight 95 Grain Bullet Type Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) Use Type home defense Casing Type Nickel-Plated Brass Quantity 25 Ammo Caliber 9mm Makarov (9x18mm) Manufacturer SKU 91000 Primer Type Boxer UPC Barcode 090255910001 Cost Per Round 87.0¢ per round
Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP) ammo that's as ready as you are for home defense. Made by Hornady, this 9mm Makarov (9x18mm) ammunition is Nickel-Plated Brass-cased, Boxer-primed with a 95 Grain bullet. These are trusted New rounds so sleep easy knowing you're picking up 25 rounds of 9mm Makarov (9x18mm) that promises reliable feeding and extraction shot after shot.