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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.

Frangible Ammo

Apparently, there are some shooters, who are understandably concerned about over-penetration, that have concluded that this kind of ammo might be just the ticket for shooting attackers in the house. Please don't do this—it is not a good idea.

SIG Sauer Elite Performance Ammunition

SIG Sauer was excited to show off its new line of ammunition at the 143rd NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Frugal Folders For Elegant EDC

Despite the dominance of the versatile and durable tactical folding knife among personal-protection-minded individuals, there has always been a demand for fashionable everyday carry (EDC) blades, often referred to as elegant or gentleman’s folders.

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.

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