5 Best 9 mm Loads for Self Defense

Richard Mann takes a look at five of the best loads in 9 mm for self defense.

First Look: Federal Premium Hydra-Shok Deep in .380 ACP

Federal Premium recently introduced its newest load, the Hydra-Shok Deep in .380 ACP.

First Look: Speer Gold Dot Carry Gun Ammunition

Speer launches a new variant of its popular Gold Dot ammunition designed for superior function in smaller, concealed-carry-friendly handguns.

The Classics: France's MAS-36 Bolt-Action Rifle

France’s mid-20th-century battle rifle was designed, as many were at the time, around a specific cartridge for a specific purpose.

New Ammunition for 2020

There’s a lot of new stuff hitting the market right now. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the standouts.

Lee Jurras & The Development of Personal-Defense Ammo

Personal-defense ammo development owes a great deal to Lee Jurras of Super Vel Cartridge Company.

The .450 SMC: A Potent & Practical Defensive Cartridge

Sometimes the modification of cartridges can lead to evolutionary improvements. Here's the story behind the development of the .450 SMC, one of the most-potent .45-caliber handgun cartridges on the market.

6 New Ammo Options for 2019

No need to gaze into a crystal ball. Here’s a look at six new ammunition options being rolled out for 2019.

Review: IMI Ammunition

Theoretical accuracy is all well and good, but practical accuracy gets the job done. Take a look at how IMI Ammunition performs in our review.

First Look: CCI Quiet-22 Semi-Auto .22 LR

Keep your semi-automatic rimfire rifle running right without harming your hearing, thanks to CCI's new Quiet-22 loads.

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