It compiles cartridge data from all major ammunition manufacturers and hand-load sources. It shows the greatest bullet velocity, energy, momentum and recoil achieved for each bullet weight. By using the data, discussions, and graphics presented in this manual, every reader can compare any cartridge against any other based on caliber, bullet weight, velocity, energy, momentum recoil, or any other comparative factor. This book will enable every reader to better understand cartridge performance on any scale. The visual and technical comparisons empower any reader to select the best cartridge for their personal shooting requirements.