Rifle

Terminal Ascent

Terminal Ascent

Any hunt. Any range. Go beyond what you ever thought possible with Federal Premium Terminal Ascent. Bonded construction penetrates deep on close targets, while the patented Slipstream polymer tip initiates expansion at velocities 200 fps lower than comparable designs. The bullet’s long, sleek profile offers an extremely high ballistic coefficient, and its AccuChannel groove technology improves accuracy and minimizes drag.

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HammerDown

HammerDown

Make your lever gun run like never before with the industry’s only ammunition truly designed for optimal feeding and overall performance from the time-tested rifle platform. Velocities of all-new Federal Premium HammerDown loads are customized to produce superior ballistics and terminal performance through lever-action barrel lengths. The construction of the molecularly bonded soft point bullets has also been adjusted for the best accuracy and expansion at those velocities. The geometry of each round’s case, bullet and cartridge ensures flawless cycling through tubular magazine and typical lever-action feeding systems.

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Swift Scirocco

Swift Scirocco II

Push effective range to new extremes while delivering a more lethal blow on impact with Federal Premium Swift Scirocco II loads. The polymer-tipped bullet’s streamlined design and high ballistic coefficient produce flat trajectories, while retaining more velocity and energy downrange. Aided by its proprietary polymer tip, the bonded Scirocco II expands at minimal velocities yet offers high weight retention at close range thanks to its bonded copper jacket.

New Line Extension Products

Ammunition Options

Looking for your favorite load? We’ve expanded our lineup with dozens of new offerings across our most popular ammunition categories.

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Handgun

Punch

Punch

Protection now delivers a knockout blow. New Punch draws from our decades of experience designing the world’s finest defensive handgun loads. The bullet’s skived jacket and soft lead core produce the best expansion and penetration for the price, while its nickel-plated brass and sealed primer deliver the reliable feeding and ignition you need to protect yourself.


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Solid Core

Solid Core

Take down anything from hogs to bears with Federal Premium Solid Core. The all-new line of handgun loads hits game harder with a tough, flat-nose lead bullet that holds together while blowing through bone, providing high weight retention and deep penetration. Syntech polymer jacket technology reduces the friction and leading that plague hard cast bullets. Available in cartridges suited for both hunting and dangerous animal defense.

Practice & Defend

Practice & Defend

Pair the self-defense load proven by law enforcement with the industry’s most complete training ammunition for a combination like no other. Federal Practice & Defend Packs include 50 HST Personal Defense loads and 50 Syntech Training Match rounds. All produce identical velocities, trajectories and point of impact for the most realistic training and utmost protection.


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MeatEater Products

MeatEater Ammunition

Federal has partnered with conservationist, chef, author and hunter Steven Rinella on an exclusive new line, featuring Trophy Copper rifle ammunition, 3rd Degree turkey loads and all-new Federal Premium Bismuth shotshells.

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Shotshell

Force X2

Force X2

Turn your shotgun into the ultimate defensive platform with new Force X2. Its nine copper-plated 00 FX2 buckshot pellets are specially engineered to split into two equal-size pieces on impact. This doubles the number of wound channels from nine to 18, improves the transfer of energy from the payload to the target, and minimizes the potential for over-penetration, reducing the risk to bystanders. Force X2 is also loaded for more manageable recoil, allowing the shooter to stay on target for faster follow-ups and better accuracy in a self-defense situation.

Muzzleloading

FireStick

FireStick

Federal Premium FireStick is the critical component of a whole new muzzleloading ignition system that uses an encapsulated propellant charge that loads from the breech, with the bullet inserted from the muzzle. The charge is completely impervious to moisture and loaded with clean-burning Hodgdon Triple Eight powder to the same tight tolerances as Federal Premium factory ammunition, ensuring shot-to-shot consistency and accuracy muzzleloaders have never experienced. FireStick unloads quickly, simply and safely by slipping out of the breech.

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Reloading

Prairie Storm 16GA and 28GA

Terminal Ascent Component Bullet

Harness the world’s best all-range performance in every handload that leaves your press. Federal Premium Terminal Ascent component bullets’ bonded construction fuels deep penetration on close targets, while the patented Slipstream polymer tip initiates expansion at low velociities. Now available in a full selection bullet weights and diameters for loading the most popular long-range cartridges.


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