The Triad is a tipped version of the Mechanically Expanding Construction, providing a higher ballistic coefficient over the Triad-X. These 85 gr bullets travel at 2600fps. This round was designed for SWAT applications where the bullet isn’t exiting the intended target. Fantastic barrier blind results as well as windshield deflection. What we found in making this bullet is that it is an excellent hunting round as well as self defense. This Round compress to the thickness of two nickels and does so within 12″ of penetration.