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SHOT Show 2019: Winchester Ranger One Ammo

American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach takes a look at Winchester's new Ranger One cartridge, designed for law enforcement.

Fear & Loading: Army to Consider Hollow Points

An internal legal review from the Pentagon has determined the U.S. Army may consider adopting “special purpose ammunition”—with fragmenting or expanding bullets—as it conducts testing to determine the branch’s next-generation, modular handgun system.

Federal Hydra-Shok Bullets Available as Components

Federal Premium Hydra-Shok, a popular choice in personal protection since its introduction in 1989, is now available as a component for reloaders.

The .220 Swift Cartridge

The .220 Swift cartridge presents a dilemma for shooters. Short, light bullets offer maximum velocity—possibly at the expense of barrel life—and flatter trajectory.

The Keefe Report: U.S. XM17 MHS—It’s the Hollow Points, Stupid

While much of the attention has been focused on the XM17 and XM18 MHS pistols, there is one aspect that has not received much attention—the ammunition.

Accuracy and the Hollow Point

If there is a pervasive trend in the development of modern handgun ammunition, it is the development of more effective personal-defense ammunition. Much of this effort can be traced to the early years of the Wondernine Wars, when various makers struggled for supremacy in building double-action 9 mm pistols.

SIG Ammo for Pistols and … Rifles

These days, it seems there is no shortage of quality defensive ammunition offerings from a few well-known—and many lesser-known—manufacturers.

NEW! Defensive Revolver Ammo from SIG Sauer

The The SIG V-Crown jacketed hollow point (JHP) round of Elite Performance Ammunition is offered in .38 Spl., .44 S&W Spl. and .45 Colt calibers.

Back to Basics: Pistol Bullets

There has been a tremendous amount of research and testing in handgun bullets, especially during the last 30 to 40 years. However, that box of expensive hollow points may not always be the best choice.

Preview: Winchester Ammunition 350 Legend Defender

Loaded with bonded bullets and optimized for life-saving use, Winchester Ammunition now offers purpose-built defense ammunition for its 350 Legend cartridge.

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