Handgun Ammunition

45 Auto Hydra-Shok®

For time-tested personal defense, choose Federal Premium® Hydra-Shok®. The bullet's center-post hollow-point design provides optimized penetration with consistent, threat-stopping expansion.

PART # Use Caliber Bullet Weight Grains Muzzle Velocity Bullet Style BALLISTIC COEFFICIENT Brand Reviews


Personal Defense 45 Auto 230 900 Hydra-Shok® 0.19 Personal Defense® Hydra•Shok®

Velocity in Feet per Second

Muzzle 25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
900 882 865 848 832

Energy in Foot Pounds

Muzzle 25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
414 397 382 367 354

Average Range

25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
-1.9 -6.7 -14.6

Trajectory for a 25 yards zero with a sight height of 0.9 inches.


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