Gallery: 5 New Defensive Ammo Choices


Buy the best carry handgun you can afford and it’s still only as good as the ammo you load it with. When it comes to self defense, it’s important to trust that your ammunition will do the job. Here are five defensive ammo loads you can trust your life to.

Federal Personal Defense HST

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Few rounds are as popular as the diminutive, but still quite defense-worthy, .380 Auto and Federal’s adds the round to their Personal Defense HST line in 2015. The HST juices this smaller round up with a load that offers consistent expansion and excellent penetration thanks to a jacket and core that holds together for nearly 100 percent weight retention. (

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