Self-Defense Ammo

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Gallery: Hot New Ammo for 2016

Manufacturers continue to produce a host of great new ammo options for shooters. Check out the latest new loads for personal defense, hunting and plinking.

Home defense ammo ideas.

.223 Home Defense Ammo

Over-penetration is a concern with home defense ammo no matter what the caliber. Here are some loads up to the task.

Author’s choice in defensive calibers: 9mm and .38 Special.

CCW: Best Calibers for Self-Defense?

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.

Speed strips hold loads flat and are flexible, making them easier to carry in a pocket than a bulky speedloader.

6 Bad Excuses to Not Carry Spare 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.