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Shooting to Stop: Caliber Considerations for Self-Defense

Shooting to Stop: Caliber Considerations for Self-Defense

When deploying a defensive pistol, the goal of armed citizens is to stop an attack...
Rule Four in Self-Defense: Bullets On and Beyond Your Target

Rule Four in Self-Defense: Bullets On and Beyond Your Target

Col. Jeff Cooper's list of safety rules includes, "Be sure of your target and what...
First Look: Winchester 350 Legend Cartridge

First Look: Winchester 350 Legend Cartridge

With the all-new 350 Legend, fans of straight-wall cartridges have a new, powerful option for...
2019 Ammo of the Year: Federal Premium Hydra-Shok Deep

2019 Ammo of the Year: Federal Premium Hydra-Shok Deep

Building on the tremendous success of the company's original Hydra-Shok design, Federal Premium enhanced its...
Barrel Twist Rates: Can They Impact Bullet Expansion?

Barrel Twist Rates: Can They Impact Bullet Expansion?

Do barrel twist rates do more than just make a bullet accurate? The experience of...
The Terminal-Performance Triangle: Measuring Ammo Effectiveness

The Terminal-Performance Triangle: Measuring Ammo Effectiveness

Though legends like to tout the existence of a magic, "silver" bullet, the fact is...
First Look: Honor Defense Ammunition

First Look: Honor Defense Ammunition

Designed for self-defense and duty use, Honor Defense now offers a line of handgun ammunition...
Review: Federal Premium Hydra-Shok Deep Ammo

Review: Federal Premium Hydra-Shok Deep Ammo

Federal Premium’s new Hydra-Shok Deep defensive ammunition comes with a lot of hype—but it delivers.
First Look: Super Vel 10mm SCHP Ammo

First Look: Super Vel 10mm SCHP Ammo

Taking the hard-hitting power of the 10mm cartridge to new heights, Super Vel announced the...
Snubbie Ballistics: .38 Special vs. .357 Magnum

Snubbie Ballistics: .38 Special vs. .357 Magnum

Is a .357 Magnum fired from a snubnose revolver really no different a standard .38...
Review: Remington Black Belt Ammo

Review: Remington Black Belt Ammo

Move over Jackie Chan and Jet Li, there’s a new black belt in town, and...
7 Reasons to Use .327 Federal Magnum for Self-Defense

7 Reasons to Use .327 Federal Magnum for Self-Defense

Are you making the mistake of overlooking the .327 Federal Magnum as a defensive handgun?...
Range Test: SIG Sauer 365 Elite Performance Ammunition

Range Test: SIG Sauer 365 Elite Performance Ammunition

Designed for use in short-barreled concealed-carry guns, the SIG Sauer 365 Elite Performance ammunition ensures...
Dispelling Myths: Barrel Length vs. Velocity

Dispelling Myths: Barrel Length vs. Velocity

So you think a handgun with a slightly longer barrel than another will always generate...
Personal-Defense Ammo: Top Picks from the Experts

Personal-Defense Ammo: Top Picks from the Experts

Ever wonder what loads the experts carry in their personal-defense guns? Here are some of...
Ballistic Effectiveness: Which Handgun Caliber Wins?

Ballistic Effectiveness: Which Handgun Caliber Wins?

Think you know what the best defensive caliber is for your personal-defense pistol? These numbers...
FBI to Issue Winchester Ammo for New 9 mm Handguns

FBI to Issue Winchester Ammo for New 9 mm Handguns

While the Federal Bureau of Investigation makes the switch to Glock 9 mm handguns, the...
The Development of Personal-Defense Ammo

The Development of Personal-Defense Ammo

History repeats itself within many undertakings. This is especially true with regard to personal-defense ammunition.
The Best Gun for Camping, Backpacking and Hiking

The Best Gun for Camping, Backpacking and Hiking

Many people consider a .22 rimfire pistol to be ideal for wood use. However, Sheriff...
Top 10 New Ammo Loads for 2018

Top 10 New Ammo Loads for 2018

From an ammo standpoint, 2018 promises to be good. Here are our Ammo editor's top-10...
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