.380 auto/ 9mm short

.380 car (9mm short)

Many other names of this sportscaliber are e.g. 9mm short, 9mm browning, 9x17mm, 380 acp.
This centerfire pistol cartridge designed by John moses browning is light and compact.
Due to its lighter recoil it is very desirable for target shooters who want to keep a light gun.