New Products

Federal Premium® leads the industry in ammunition technology, and we leverage that to produce new products every year that make you sharper on the range and more successful in the field.

Hydra-Shok® Deep™

Centerfire Handgun

Hydra-Shok® Deep™

Federal Premium® Hydra-Shok® has proven itself for self-defense since 1989. Hydra-Shok® Deep™ builds off the time-tested platform with design improvements that better meet modern performance measurements. The bullet features a more robust center post and a core design that provides as much as 50 percent deeper penetration than original Hydra-Shok and competitor loads.

Features & Benefits
• Penetrates 15 inches in bare ballistics gel—the optimal depth according to FBI standards
• 50 percent deeper penetration than original Hydra-Shok
• 70 percent improvement in FBI protocol score
• Iconic center post design has been improved for better, more consistent expansion through standard barriers.
• Consistent, specially formulated propellant
• Extremely reliable Federal® primer

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Grand Slam®

Premium Turkey

Grand Slam®

Extend the range and enhance the lethality of conventional turkey payloads with all-new Federal Premium® Grand Slam. Its FLITECONTROL FLEX™ wad system works in both standard and ported turkey chokes.

Features & Benefits
• FLITECONTROL FLEX wad ensures dense patterns through both standard and ported turkey chokes
• Copper-plated lead shot
• Buffering prevents pellet deformation for more consistent patterns
• Roll crimp and clear card wad keep buffering in place
• A portion of the proceeds are donated to the National Wild Turkey Federation
• 10-count pack

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3rd Degree® with HEAVYWEIGHT® TSS

Premium Turkey

3rd Degree® with HEAVYWEIGHT® TSS

3rd Degree® has redefined turkey shotshell performance once again with the addition of the FLITECONTROL FLEX™ wad and HEAVYWEIGHT® TSS shot. The system performs through standard and ported turkey chokes.

Features & Benefits
• FLITECONTROL FLEX wad works in all standard and ported turkey chokes and maximizes the flight characteristics of all three shot types
• Three-stage payload creates optimal patterns for the entire range spectrum
• 20 percent No. 6 FLITESTOPPER pellets for forgiving close-range patterns
• 40 percent copper-plated No. 5 lead for lethal performance at mid-range
• 40 percent HEAVYWEIGHT TSS for extra-dense, high-energy patterns at 40-plus yards
• A portion of the proceeds are donated to the National Wild Turkey Federation
• 5-count pack

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HEAVYWEIGHT® TSS

Premium Turkey

HEAVYWEIGHT® TSS

Go beyond the limits of long range with HEAVYWEIGHT® TSS. The loads blend the 18 grams/cc density of Tungsten Super Shot pellets with the new FLITECONTROL FLEX™ wad to provide the most deadly patterns possible at extreme range.

Features & Benefits
• HEAVYWEIGHT TSS payload with advanced buffering material
• As much as twice the pellet count of lead No. 5 loads of the same weight
• 22 percent denser material than standard tungsten; 56 percent denser than lead
• FLITECONTROL FLEX wad provides extremely tight, consistent patterns through standard and ported turkey chokes
• Roll crimp and clear card wad keeps buffering material in place
• Full-length wads prevent direct contact of the extra-hard pellets and the bore, protecting the barrel
• 5-count pack
• 12-gauge, 20-gauge and .410 loads available
• A portion of the proceeds are donated to the National Wild Turkey Federation

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Fusion® MSR 224 Valkyrie

PREMIUM RIFLE

Fusion® MSR 224 Valkyrie

Virtually every component in Fusion MSR is optimized for peak ballistic performance in modern sporting rifles. The 90-grain 224 Valkyrie extends range even farther, offering devastating accuracy and terminal performance on medium game—with half the recoil of cartridges with similar ballistics.

Features & Benefits
• Clean-burning, low-flash, fast-burning propellants boost velocity through typical-length MSR barrels
• Primer compatible with rifles that have free-floating firing pins
• Military-style colored case iris gives visual confirmation of proper case metallurgy
• Molecularly-fused jacket around a pressure-formed core produces excellent accuracy
• Significantly less recoil than other cartridges with comparable ballistics
• Better ballistic performance than any other MSR 15 cartridge
• Superb accuracy and extreme long-range performance in bolt-action rifles

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Gold Medal® Sierra MatchKing® 224 Valkyrie

Centerfire Rifle

Gold Medal® Sierra MatchKing® 224 Valkyrie

Extract the full long-range potential from 224 Valkyrie with the 90-grain Sierra MatchKing. The bullet design has been shot to win more matches than any other, thanks to a uniform jacket that ensures consistent, long-range accuracy, and a sleek boat-tail that maximizes ballistic coefficient.

Features & Benefits
• Boat-tail hollow-point bullet provides the extra margin of ballistic performance match shooters need
• Uniform match jacket ensures consistent, long-range accuracy
• Federal® brass
• Specially formulated propellant
• Benchrest-quality Gold Medal® primer
• Supersonic past 1,300 yards
• Significantly less recoil than other cartridges with comparable ballistics
• Better ballistic performance than any other MSR 15 cartridge
• Superb accuracy and extreme long-range performance in bolt-action rifles

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Nosler® Ballistic Tip® Varmint 224 Valkyrie

Centerfire Rifle

Nosler® Ballistic Tip® Varmint 224 Valkyrie

The 224 Valkyrie is built to defeat wind drift and drop, and the 60-grain Nosler Ballistic Tip Varmint maximizes these built-in ballistics with a sleek, thin-jacket, polymer-tipped bullet. Its explosive expansion provides a violent energy release on impact for quick kills on varmints and predators.

Features & Benefits
• Thin jacket produces violent energy release and minimal penetration
• Boat-tail design and color-coded polymer tip decrease bullet drop and wind drift
• Concentric jacket results in excellent downrange accuracy
• Perfect for all varmint and predator applications
• Significantly less recoil than other cartridges with comparable ballistics
• Better ballistic performance than any other MSR 15 cartridge
• Superb accuracy and extreme long-range performance in bolt-action rifles

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American Eagle® 224 Valkyrie

PREMIUM RIFLE

American Eagle® 224 Valkyrie

Train like never before with 224 Valkyrie and American Eagle rifle. The loads feature Federal® brass, clean-burning powder, consistent primers and accurate 75-grain TMJ bullets. They're the ultimate range ammunition for the ultimate MSR 15 cartridge.

Features & Benefits
• Ideal for target practice
• Accurate and reliable
• Available in a wide variety of calibers, including specialty loads
• Significantly less recoil than other cartridges with comparable ballistics
• Better ballistic performance than any other MSR 15 cartridge
• Superb accuracy and extreme long-range performance in bolt-action rifles

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Syntech® Action Pistol

Centerfire HANDGUN

Syntech® Action Pistol

Syntech® Action Pistol is specifically designed for the action shooting sports and loaded to power factor requirements with heavy, flatter-nosed bullets for more reliable knock-downs on steel targets in competition.

Features & Benefits
• Official Ammunition of USPSA
• Optimized for action shooting sports' power factor requirements
• Reduced felt recoil
• Flatter than typical nose profile for better energy transfer to steel targets
• TSJ eliminates copper and lead fouling, while extending barrel life
• Exclusive lead-free primer formulation provides reliable, consistent ignition
• Clean-burning propellants minimize residue
• Drastically reduces splash-back on steel targets

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American Eagle Syntech

Centerfire HANDGUN

Syntech®

Conventional ammunition causes metal-on-metal contact between the bullet and bore, which can shorten barrel life and rob accuracy. The polymer-encapsulated Syntech™ bullet prevents this, while eliminating copper and lead fouling. Combined with specialized clean-burning powders, your gun will stay cleaner, longer, so you can shoot more—and shoot better. The exclusive Catalyst™ primer provides the cleanest most consistent ignition possible—that's why it received the 2017 NRA Golden Bullseye Award. Look for Syntech in attention-grabbing new packaging and a variety of the most popular loads, including the new 124-grain 9mm Luger.

Features & Benefits
• New 124-grain 9mm Luger offering
• 2017 NRA Golden Bullseye Award winner
• New packaging design
• Polymer-encapsulated Syntech bullet prevents metal-on-metal contact in the bore, eliminating copper and lead fouling, while extending barrel life
• Exclusive primer formulation provides reliable, consistent ignition
• Clean-burning propellants minimize residue and fouling
• Significantly reduces the required frequency of cleaning
• Absence of a copper jacket minimizes splash-back on steel targets
• Less perceived recoil

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Nosler® AccuBond®

Centerfire Rifle

Nosler® AccuBond®

Federal Premium® Ammunition has brought back its extremely popular Nosler® AccuBond® rifle loads. The proven bullet design pairs a precision polymer tip with a highly concentric jacket bonded to a lead core. The result is fast expansion, moderate weight retention and deep penetration at long range.

Features & Benefits
• High-performance polymer tip and boat-tail design for more downrange velocity and energy
• Concentric jacket improves long-range accuracy
• Core bonded to a tapered jacket for fast, controlled expansion
• Deep penetration and moderate weight retention on medium and big game

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Premium Personal Defense 38 Special +P HST Micro

Centerfire Handgun

Premium Personal Defense 38 Special +P HST Micro

Subcompact handguns' sleek, lightweight designs make them an ideal choice for concealed carry. To perform to their peak, these firearms need the right ammunition: Federal Premium® Personal Defense® HST® Micro. The line provides consistent expansion, optimum penetration and superior terminal performance with bullet weights and propellants optimized for the most efficiency and accuracy in subcompact handguns. For 2017, the line has expanded to include a 130-grain 38 Special +P load with a deeply seated bullet that eliminates excess air space in the case for the most consistent velocities.

Features & Benefits
• New 38 Special +P load for micro-size concealed carry revolvers
• Deep bullet seating eliminates inconsistent powder burn rates
• Law enforcement proven HST bullet design
• Expanded diameter and weight retention produce the desired penetration for personal defense situations, without over-penetrating
• Clean-burning, low-flash propellants

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Train + Protect™

Components

Trophy Bonded® Tip Bullets

Federal Premium® now offers its famed Trophy Bonded Tip as a component bullet. The proven design stands apart from all other big game bullets, combining bonded construction, a bone-crushing solid copper shank, boat-tail design and a high-performance polymer tip that tightens groups at long range.

Features & Benefits
• High-performance polymer tip and boat-tail
• Flat trajectory and match-grade accuracy
• Robust bonding maximizes weight retention
• Solid shank for bone-crushing penetration
• Grooved shank minimizes fouling and improves accuracy
• Offered in bullet diameters and weights perfect for the most popular big game cartridges
• 50-count packs

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Train + Protect™

Components

Syntech® Bullets

With an exclusive TSJ™ polymer jacket that eliminates copper fouling and decreases heat and friction, American Eagle® Syntech loads have redefined the range ammunition category. Now handloaders can get the benefits of the same groundbreaking design in Syntech component bullets. The advanced range projectiles provide clean, accurate, consistent performance, as well as less splash-back on steel targets.

Features & Benefits
• Polymer-encapsulated Syntech bullet prevents metal-on-metal contact in the bore
• Eliminates copper and lead fouling
• Decreases heat and friction, extending barrel life
• Significantly reduces the required frequency of cleaning
• Total Synthetic Jacket minimizes splash-back on steel targets
• 100-count packs

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Non-Typical®

Centerfire Rifle

Non-Typical®

Whitetails stand apart from all other American big game. Hunt them with ammunition that's just as exceptional. Federal® Non-Typical uses an optimized soft-point bullet with a concentric jacket to provide tag-punching accuracy and consistent, lethal wound channels on any whitetail.

Features & Benefits
• Accurate, hard-hitting bullet design
• Loaded to meet the specific needs of deer hunters
• Consistent Federal primer
• Precision-drawn Federal brass

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Edge TLR™

CENTERFIRE RIFLE

Edge TLR™

Hunting at long range requires an extremely accurate bullet that still expands, holds together and penetrates deep. That's why Federal Premium® has developed the Edge TLR™. Unlike other so-called long-range projectiles that can fail to perform on impact at lower velocities, the Edge TLR uses the exclusive Slipstream™ polymer tip to initiate expansion at long range. At close range, the bullet's copper shank and bonded lead core retain weight for consistent, lethal penetration. Its long, sleek profile offers an extremely high ballistic coefficient and AccuChannel™ groove technology improves accuracy and reduces drag.

Features & Benefits
• Match-grade long-range accuracy in a bonded hunting bullet
• Extremely high ballistic coefficient
• Exclusive Slipstream tip helps flatten trajectories and initiate low-velocity expansion
• Less wind drift and drop
• AccuChannel groove technology minimizes drag
• Copper shank and bonded lead core retain weight for deep penetration at any range
• Demonstrated expansion at 900 yards

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Gold Medal® Berger™

CENTERFIRE RIFLE

Gold Medal® Berger®

The most sought-after bullets among competitors on the Precision Rifle Series are now loaded into the industry's most trusted factory rifle ammunition. New Gold Medal® Berger® loads feature an advanced boat-tail bullet with a high ballistic coefficient to provide the flattest trajectories, less wind drift and surgical long-range accuracy. To get the most performance out of the bullet designs, these new loads use Gold Medal match primers, Federal® brass and specially formulated propellant, and they adhere to Federal Premium's strictest specifications for accuracy, pressure and velocity.

Features & Benefits
• Berger Juggernaut OTM, Hybrid OTM or BT Target bullet design, depending on caliber
• Most popular bullets at Precision Rifle Series events
• Extremely high ballistic coefficient
• Bullet dimensions designed to run well under SAAMI specifications for OAL
• Less wind drift and drop
• World-class long-range accuracy
• Gold Medal match primer
• Loaded to Federal Premium's tightest specifications

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Black Cloud with FLITECONTROL FLEX

Premium Waterfowl

Black Cloud® with FLITECONTROL FLEX™

For a decade, Black Cloud® has reigned as the deadliest load in waterfowl hunting. Now it's even better and available in new 1, 2 and 3 shot loads. Equipped with the new FLITECONTROL FLEX™ wad, it delivers improved pattern density and consistency through both ported and standard waterfowl chokes. The wad's redesigned rear-deploying petals and side-mounted vents stimulate the payload for separation from the wad at the ideal moment for dense, deadly patterns. Plus, the efficient Catalyst™ lead-free primer and clean-burning, temperature-stable propellant significantly decrease residue in the barrel.

Features & Benefits
• Now available in new 1, 2 and 3 shot loads
• Rear-opening FLITECONTROL FLEX wad provides the tightest patterns possible through both ported and standard chokes
• Payload of 40 percent FLITESTOPPER® steel pellets and 60 percent Premium® steel for dense patterns and larger wound channels
• Catalyst lead-free primer and clean-burning, temperature-stable propellant drastically reduce residue
• Black nickel head inhibits corrosion
• Sealed crimp defeats moisture in extreme conditions
• Also available in Close Range and High Velocity

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Hi-Bird

Premium Upland Shotshell

Hi-Bird™

We've combined speed, hard-hitting pellets and a specialized wad to create an all-new load that will fold the highest doves, crows and pigeons, as well as pheasants and the most challenging upland birds. The powerful Hi-Bird™ load's two-piece wad features SoftCell™ technology to decrease perceived recoil and produce more consistent long-range patterns. Plus, its lead shot is engineered for the optimum blend of hardness and density. The result is dense long-range patterns with more downrange energy.

Features & Benefits
• High-power 12-gauge loads maximize long-range lethality on pigeons, doves and upland game
• Two-piece wad features SoftCell™ technology to decrease perceived recoil and produce better, more consistent long-range patterns
• Lead shot is engineered for the optimum blend of hardness and density for even patterns and more downrange energy
• Perfect for the field or competition

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