Federal Premium Tactical Ballistic Tip
Built to law enforcement and military specifications, Federal’s Tactical Ballistic Tip offers tack-driving accuracy and superior performance when it matters most. Available in 55-grain .223 and 168-grain .308, the bullets are made with a polymer ballistic tip and a tapered jacket for controlled expansion. Each round has a crimped primer and low-flash propellant. Both loads function reliably in all AR platform rifles. ($22.95; FederalPremium.com)
Manufacturers continue to produce a host of great new ammo options for shooters. Check out the latest new loads for personal defense, hunting and plinking.
Just when you thought life couldn’t get any better, ammo manufacturers are once again showering us with a plethora of new products. It’s like Christmas in June. If you shoot big game, small game, steel, clays, tin cans or personal threats, there’s something new just for you and your favorite firearms.
Looking for a new personal defense handgun load? It’s your lucky day. How about a lead-free option for rimfires and for AR platform rifles? Yep. If that’s not enough, you’ve got fantastic new options for big game, precision target shooting and even subsonic applications.
The real Christmas may be many months away, but why wait? Besides, when was the last time you gave your favorite guns a gift? Load them up with all the ammo they can eat and then load them up some more. They’ll be as happy as kids on Christmas morning.
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared in the May 2016 Issue of Gun Digest the Magazine.