At Federal, we’ve always embraced technology to help our customers shoot their best. Often that innovation takes the physical form of lead, brass and powder, but more often these days it’s delivered digitally. Our mobile apps are a perfect example. We now offer two great apps that give hunters and shooters the modern tools they need to perform to their peak in the field and on the range. Download them both and start shooting better today.


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Powered by the world-renowned JBM Ballistics computer, Ballistic is the definitive ballistics calculator for iOS devices. This app calculates trajectory, windage, velocity, energy, lead, and bullet flight time for any valid range. Ballistic can compensate for atmospheric conditions such as temperature, barometric pressure, humidity, altitude and more.

With a library of more than 5,000 projectiles and factory loads, as well as advanced features including a mil-dot and MOA rangefinder, GPS and atmosphere awareness, full-size charts, a precision target log and far more, Ballistic is a complete precision marksman tool.


Get the free app through iTunes.

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Ballistics App Screenshot
Ballistics App Screenshot

How To Use Ballistic

Get the most from Ballistic. We explain how to enter ballistic coefficients, set reticle height, determine weather conditions, enter wind speed and direction, and much more.

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Federal App

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Federal Ammunition, the industry's technology leader, has launched a mobile app for smartphones and tablets. Its four key functions, the Ballistics Calculator, Ammo Recommendation, Where to Buy and Where to Shoot, give you all the tools you need to shoot better.

Ballistics Calculator: This tool quickly determines the trajectory for any Federal rifle or handgun load.

Ammo Recommendation: Guides hunters and shooters through a series of filters to identify the best ammunition for their firearm and use.

Where to Buy: Using the device's GPS capability, this section locates the nearest Federal retailers.

Where to Shoot: Populated by the National Shooting Sports Foundation's, the feature locates nearby shooting ranges.


Get the free app through iTunes or Google Play.

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Ballistics Calculator
Ammo Recommendation
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Home On The Range

Combine a good range finder with pre-hunt practice and the Ballistic App to make your first Western hunt a success.

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5 Tips For Western Big Game

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Stay Focused

Don’t let a disorganized mind and distractions ruin your shot. Keep sharp focus and shoot better with these five tips.

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Under Pressure

Understand barometric pressure’s effect on ballistics for better precision shooting.

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