Hydra-Shok® has proven itself for personal defense since 1989. Now it’s even more powerful. Federal Premium® has enhanced the trusted hollow-point, giving it a more robust center post and a design that provide deeper penetration.
• Penetrates 15 inches in bare ballistics gel—the optimal depth according to FBI standards
• 50 percent deeper penetration than original Hydra-Shok®
• 70 percent improvement in FBI protocol score
• Iconic center post design has been improved for better, more consistent expansion through standard barriers.
• Consistent, specially formulated propellant
• Extremely reliable Federal® primer
Hydra-Shok Deep’s new reinforced center post and hollow point design provide better, more consistent expansion through clothing and other barrier commonly encountered in self-defense situations.
50 PERCENT DEEPER PENETRATION
Hydra-Shok Deep features a new compact core that drives deeper penetration than original Hydra-Shok, as well a competing bullet designs.
The Legend Reborn
Pioneered in 1989, perfected today. An improved jacket and core give Hydra-Shok Deep the power to penetrate 50 percent farther than classic Hydra-Shok.
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