Hydra-Shok® remains one of the most popular choices among personal defense experts. Federal Premium® uses stringent manufacturing processes and rigorous testing to ensure Hydra-Shok loads perform accurately and consistently.

Personal Defense® Hydra•Shok®

For time-tested personal defense, choose Federal Premium® Hydra-Shok®. The bullet's center-post hollow-point design provides optimized penetration with consistent, threat-stopping expansion.

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Personal Defense32 Auto65925Hydra-Shok®


Personal Defense9mm Luger1241120Hydra-Shok®


Personal Defense9mm Luger1471000Hydra-Shok®
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Personal Defense® Hydra•Shok® Low Recoil

Get all of the power and proven performance of Hydra-Shok® with less recoil. Low Recoil loads significantly reduce kick, improving accuracy and target acquisition.

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PD327HS1 H

Personal Defense327 Federal Magnum851400Hydra-Shok®

PD380HS1 H

Personal Defense380 Auto901000Hydra-Shok®


Personal Defense9mm Luger1351060Hydra-Shok®
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From hunting to target shooting to personal defense, Federal Premium has pioneered the industry's most important handgun ammunition technologies. We continue to innovate and it shows in every product in our handgun line.

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