|Bullet Weight||110 Grain|
|Bullet Type||Jacketed Hollow-Point (JHP)|
|Use Type||Self Defense|
|Ammo Casing||Nickel-Plated Brass|
|Ammo Caliber||.38 Special|
|Muzzle Velocity (fps)||980|
|Muzzle Energy (ft lbs)||235|
|Cost Per Round||$1.13 per round|
Each cartridge in this case of 200 fires a 110 grain jacketed hollow point bullet at a muzzle velocity of roughly 980 feet per second. The use of a light bullet enables this ammo to deliver reduced recoil without sacrificing expansion potential, although it does reduce penetration slightly.
Federal Personal Defense ammo is loaded in Anoka, Minnesota using non-corrosive Boxer primers and nickel-plated brass cases. It uses Hydra-Shok bullets, which have a proven record as a self-defense load thanks to their effective center-post design.