Federal Premium has expanded its Personal Defense HST Micro lineup with a 130-gr. .38 Spl. +P Load, offering peak performance for subcompact, concealed-carry handguns. Like all HST Micro rounds, the new load promises reliable expansion, optimum penetration and superior terminal performance with a bullet weight and propellant optimized for the most efficiency and accuracy in subcompact handguns.
“By combining the HST bullet design with the unique seating depth, we’ve created the most consistent .38 Special personal-defense load on the market,” said Federal Premium Handgun Product Line Director Jason Nash. “We’re proud to give those who carry a .38 Special the most effective possible option for the platform.”
Features • New .38 Spl. +P load for micro-size concealed-carry revolvers • Deep bullet seating eliminates inconsistent powder burn rates • Law enforcement proven HST bullet design • Expanded diameter and weight retention produce the desired penetration for personal-defense situations, without over-penetrating • Clean-burning, low-flash propellants