Virtually every load has a different type of powder and a different charge.
Factory loads, and hand loads both carefully select the type of powder and charge weight to obtain the maximum velocity and energy at safe operating pressures.
History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster.
If you think a strong military is expensive, think about what a weak one would cost