Centerfire Rifle Cartridges Added to Winchester PDX1 Line

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posted on January 23, 2012
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Using bullets with innovative Split-Core Technology, the rounds are designed to deposit massive energy and rapidly expand without over-penetration. Both loads are ideal for close encounters common to personal defense scenarios and are designed for use in AR/MSR-style rifles.

"Winchester offers the most comprehensive line up of innovative ammunition for personal defense … bottom line," said Brett Flaugher, Winchester Ammunition vice president of marketing and sales. "The Segmenting Slug brings new innovation to personal defense shotgun loads and the Split Core Technology in the PDX1 Defender centerfire rifle round is revolutionary."

Specifications for the new, 2012 Winchester Ammunition PDX1 Defender products include:

Centerfire Rifle

Cartridge Bullet Weight Velocity
.223 Rem 77 grain* 2850
.308 Win 120 grain 2500

*Designed for fast twist (1:7" or 1:9") barrels

For more on PDX1 Defender ammunition for personal defense, visit Winchester.com.

With a company heritage dating back to 1866, Winchester Ammunition was there for the taming of the American West, the Allied Forces' victory in World War II and through the years, millions of fond memories made in the great outdoors. Known as The American Legend™, Winchester is a global leader in sporting, law enforcement, military and personal defense ammunition production. Winchester continues to raise the bar with new products like Blind Side waterfowl and PDX1 Defender personal defense ammunition.

For more, visit Winchester.com, or connect with The American Legend on Facebook at Facebook.com/WinchesterAmmunition.

 

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