Personal Defense HST Micro 38 Special +P

Part # P38HST1S
  • Bullet Weight: 130
  • Available
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Product Overview

Subcompact handguns' sleek, lightweight designs make them an ideal choice for concealed carry. But to perform to their peak, they need the right ammunition: Federal Premium Personal Defense Micro HST. The line provides consistent expansion, optimum penetration and superior terminal performance with bullet weights and propellants optimized for the most efficient cycling and accuracy in subcompact handguns.

  • Heavy bullet and lower velocity decreases felt recoil and noise
  • Expanded diameter and weight retention produce the desired penetration for self-defense situations, without over-penetrating
  • Bullet nose profile, nickel-plated case and high-performance primer provide the ultimate in function and reliability in semi-automatic handguns
  • Clean-burning, low-flash propellants


Caliber 38 Special +P
Bullet Weight 130
Bullet Style HST
Muzzle Velocity 890
Test Barrel Length In 4-V
Package Quantity 20
Usage Personal Defense


Velocity in feet per second
Muzzle 25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
890 866 844 823 803
Energy in Foot Pounds
Muzzle 25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
229 217 206 196 186
Average Range
25 Y 50 Y 75 Y 100 Y
-2.0 -7.1 -15.3
Height of bullet trajectory in inches above or below line of sight if zeroed at 25 yards. Sights 0.9 inches above bore line.