A new polymer-copper blended bullet made by Polycase and licensed by Ruger promises to deliver ultra-high velocity and superior terminal ballistics for personal protection.
Over-penetration is a concern with home defense ammo no matter what the caliber. Here are some loads up to the task.
Your goal, should you ever need to shoot, is to get your attacker to stop. Grant Cunningham reveals what he thinks are the best calibers for self-defense to make sure that happens.
Why some guns can handle the pressure of +P ammunition and others cannot.
These top personal protection loads can make a difference, self-defense ammo choices well worth your consideration.
Exciting news as Sig - one of the big players in firearms - rolls out their own line of defensive ammo.
Too many shooters who practice concealed carry overlook spare ammo — a critical aspect of effective personal protection. Here Massad Ayoob refutes 6 of the most common objections to carrying more rounds.
Sterile lab testing in ballistic gelatin is great, but the ultimate laboratory is the street. Here are the loads that seem to be doing best there, input written in blood from gunfights police departments have experienced with defensive ammunition.
One critical rule of firearms safety is that the bullet must stay in its intended backstop. No responsible shooter would go to one of the older indoor shooting ranges that have a warning poster saying “LEAD BULLETS ONLY, JACKETED BULLETS CAN PIERCE BACKSTOP” and then proceed to pump hard-jacketed bullets into that frail backing.