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Range Tested: Personal Defense Ammunition

To examine what modern personal-defense ammunition looks like, we took a look at three options available from Federal Premium and Speer Ammo.

Speer Awarded $112 Million Ammo Contract with DHS

The $112 million contract is specifically for service ammunition for the agency's 9 mm handguns.

First Look: Speer Gold Dot Rifle Personal Protection

Loaded with Uni-Cor bonded bullets, take a first look at Speer's new offering, rifle ammunition its Gold Dot line for personal defense.

Tested: Ruger-57 Pistol

With familiar controls and a price tag within reach of the everyman, Ruger’s new handgun aims to revive the 5.7x28 mm FN cartridge.

Speer Secures Long-Term Ammo Contract from NYPD

The five-year contract for its 124-gr. 9 mm Luger +P Gold Dot ammunition by the New York City Police Department is worth up to $18 million.

Homeland Security Closes Deal On Speer Ammunition Contract

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a contract deal with Speer to the tune of 120 million rounds of 124-gr. 9 mm Luger Gold Dot Duty ammunition.

New Speer 10 mm Gold Dot Personal Protection Load and More

Speer is launching new products later this month, to include a new self-defense load, the Gold Dot Personal Protection 10 mm Auto.

Latest Loads: Speer Gold Dot Personal Protection 230-grain HP

An original offering is sometimes difficult to top, and that’s exactly the case with the .45 ACP. For more than a century, 230-gr. bullets fired from the “forty-five” have proven to be the gold standard for personal protection.

Six Things To Consider When Choosing Self-Defense Handgun Ammunition

Getting ready to buy self-defense handgun ammunition? Here are six things you need to know.

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