Hornady® Critical Defense® Handgun Ammo
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- Effective, consistent, and reliable self-defense from Hornady
- Patented FTX bullet with Flex Tip® design
- Controlled expansion, flat trajectories, and large, deep wound cavities over a wide range of velocities
- Clean burning and stable propellants for reduced recoil and consistent performance in all temperatures
- Minimal muzzle flash to protect night vision
- Cannelured and crimped to avoid bullet setback
- High visibility silver nickel plating to prevent corrosion
The pinnacle of Hornady's self defense ammunition, Critical Defense handgun ammo combines quality propellents and design with the patented controlled expansion FTX bullet for effective, consistent, and reliable self-defense. Critical Defense round utilize Hornady's clean burning and stable propellants for reduced recoil, consistent performance in all temperatures, and minimal muzzle flash to protect night vision. Unaffected by thick and heavy clothing, these rounds feature Hornady's patented FTX bullet. The FTX's Flex Tip design delivers superior controlled expansion, flat trajectories, and large, deep wound cavities over a wide range of velocities. Critical Defense rounds are also expertly cannelured and crimped to avoid bullet setback, and feature a high visibility, shiny silver nickel plating to prevent corrosion. Feeds reliably in all pistols.
Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 31
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nuke01 An excellent personal defense round
I really liked what I saw from both Hornady's and independent test results for Critical Defense. It's one of my 3 or 4 favorite personal defense rounds that I keep loaded in various calibers.
September 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by fisherofmen340 Deadly and Accurate
Bought the ammo for my wife's new Ruger LCR. Most of the ammo I have been testing had too much bite for this gun. My wife shot up a whole box of this ammo without a complaint and the ballistics jell test show this ammo to be an effective self defense ammo. Bought 3 more boxes.
January 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by CBJEEP Great ammo
I have used this ammo in my Glock and Ruger for over a year now. Ive shot several rounds of this and love it. Its one of my go to defense rounds.
December 26, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Allaboutbasspro Best I've used in awhile.
I really like these. For the price, I think that they meet and exceed expectations. I mean if you are debating between getting these or somthing else for your ammo, get these.
March 30, 2012
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