The 9mm vs 45 ACP argument has been going on for more than a century. Many believed the two World Wars answered this question after Americans used their .45s to beat the Germans and their 9mms— twice. But in 1967, the Illinois State Police adopted the Smith & Wesson Model 39 pistol in 9mm, and in 1985 the U.S. Military transitioned from their war-winner to the Beretta M9.
Federal premium has added four new handgun caliber lines for 2021. Several new product line extensions in Hydra-Shok Deep, Punch, Syntech Range and more will be manufactured and delivered to dealers throughout the year.
The .380 ACP and .38 Special both offer compact handgun options for defensive shooters. The question is, which is better for concealed carry?
Richard Mann takes a look at two loads from Federal Premium that deliver excellent penetration and expansion from the .380 Auto.
Federal Premium recently introduced its newest load, the Hydra-Shok Deep in .380 ACP.
Federal has introduced a .380 ACP load to its Hydra-Shok Deep lineup, the first cartridge for the chambering to consistently meet FBI protocol recommendations for penetration—12 inches minimum—through bare gel and through heavy clothing.
In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Glock G43 in a Mission First Tactical Minimalist AIWB holster, along with other essential EDC gear.
Building on the tremendous success of the company's original Hydra-Shok design, Federal Premium enhanced its defensive-cartridge lineup with Hydra-Shok Deep, winning our 2019 Ammo of the Year Award.