Personal Defense®

Federal® Personal Defense loads provide the accuracy and reliability you can trust to defend yourself should the need ever arise. They feature quality bullets and reliable Federal brass and primers.

Hydra-Shok® Deep™

Hydra-Shok® has proven itself for personal defense since 1989. Now it’s even more powerful. Federal Premium® has enhanced the trusted hollow-point, giving it a more robust center post and a design that provide deeper penetration.

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Personal Defense9mm Luger1351060Hydra-Shok® JHP
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Personal Defense® Automatic Pistol

With loads optimized for reliable feeding and function in semi-automatic handguns, you can depend on the Personal Defense Automatic Pistol line. The loads’ quality components ensure consistent performance.

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Personal Defense9mm Luger1151180Jacketed Hollow Point


Personal Defense40 S&W1801000Jacketed Hollow Point


Personal Defense45 Auto185950Jacketed Hollow Point
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Personal Defense® Revolver

Put your faith in ammunition specifically designed for wheelguns. Federal® Personal Defense Revolver loads are accurate, consistent and built with quality components.

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Personal Defense32 H&R Magnum851120Jacketed Hollow Point


Personal Defense357 Magnum1251440Jacketed Hollow Point


Personal Defense357 Magnum1581240Jacketed Hollow Point
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Premium Handgun Technologies

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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Premium Gear

For decades Federal has been known to offer hunters and shooters the best ammunition available. From the field to the office, show off your support of Federal Premium.

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