"When Performance is Critical, You Need Critical Defense"
Hornady Critical Defense Lite Ammunition for the 38 Special was purpose
built for defensive handgun use and is designed to deliver reliable and
controlled expansion regardless of the target every time. Critical
Defense Lite Ammunition is loaded with Hornady's FTX
bullet which has a soft polymer insert that delivers superior
controlled expansion and large, deep wound cavities over a wide range of
velocities. Each round is loaded into a nickel plated brass case for
increased visibility in low-light situations and premium low flash
propellants that deliver proven performance, even in very short-barreled
handguns that will not disrupt night vision. This load was developed
for any shooter looking to minimize felt recoil of their lightweight,
compact, personal protection revolver.
One of the unique features of this bullet is the PINK tip and pink
ribbon packaging, Hornady is going to donate a portion of the proceeds
on the sale of this ammunition to help fund breast cancer research.
Critical Defense Ammunition is:
Unaffected by thick and heavy clothing, including denim and leather
Loaded with FTX bullets that deliver superior controlled expansion and large, deep wound cavities over a wide range of velocities
Loaded with clean burning and efficient propellants that reduce
recoil in lightweight handguns, and perform consistently at all
Exhibits minimal muzzle flash protect night vision
Silver nickel plating prevents corrosion and is easily visible in low light situations
Bullets are custom designed for individual loads
Effective, consistent, reliable self-defense ammunition
This ammunition was designed by Hornady to expand every single time.
This ammunition is new production, non-corrosive, in boxer primed,
reloadable brass cases
Caliber: 38 Special
Bullet Weight: 90 Grains
Bullet Style: Flex Tip eXpanding
Case Type: Brass
Muzzle Velocity: 1200 fps
Muzzle Energy: 288 ft. lbs.