Handgun hunting is supposed to be a challenge, but that doesn’t mean hunters need to settle for less than peak performance. Federal Premium® Vital•Shok® handgun hunting loads feature high-quality bullets and superior construction, and they’re loaded under the industry’s tightest tolerances.

Vital•Shok® Trophy Bonded® JSP

The Federal Premium® Vital•Shok® Trophy Bonded® round is a full-power load that takes complete advantage of the 10mm Auto cartridge's true capability. It's an ideal hunting load for bears, hogs, deer and more.

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Large, Heavy Game10mm Auto1801275Trophy Bonded® JSP
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Vital•Shok® Swift® A-Frame®

Handgun hunters enjoy a true challenge. But when it comes to their bullets they leave nothing to chance. Federal Premium® is proud to offer another robust, proven bullet in the Swift® A-Frame®. High weight retention and controlled expansion, regardless of distance, make these rounds ideal for big game.

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Medium Game357 Magnum1801130Swift® A-Frame®


Medium Game41 Rem. Magnum2101360Swift® A-Frame®


Medium Game44 Rem. Magnum2801170Swift® A-Frame®
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Vital•Shok® Barnes Expander®

Federal Premium® Vital•Shok® handgun hunting offerings with the copper Barnes® Expander™ bullet bring handgun hunting performance to new heights. They provide 100 percent weight retention, outstanding expansion and superb accuracy.

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Medium Game357 Magnum1401400Barnes® Expander


Medium Game41 Rem. Magnum1801340Barnes® Expander


Medium Game44 Rem. Magnum2251280Barnes® Expander
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Vital•Shok® CastCore®

Looking for reliable performance on anything from hogs to bear? Choose a reliable CastCore® offering from Federal Premium®. These trusted loads’ flat-nose, hard, cast-lead bullets hold together while smashing through bone.

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Medium Game357 Magnum1801130CastCore®


Medium Game41 Rem. Magnum2501160CastCore®


Medium Game44 Rem. Magnum3001160CastCore®
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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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