Reliable and controlled expansion, regardless of the target, every time. Hornady Critical Defense 380 Auto Pistol Ammunition is loaded with Hornady's patented Flex Tip bullet. Unlike most hollow point bullets, the Flex Tip bullet features a soft polymer insert that allows for consistent and reliable expansion. Each bullet is custom designed for individual loads and loaded in nickel plated cases to help prevent corrosion. This ammunition is guaranteed by Hornady to expand every single shot. This ammunition is new production, non-corrosive, in boxer primed, reloadable brass cases.
Concealed carry and personal defense ammunition is redefined with the introduction of Hornady Critical Defense ammunition. You may have never thought about the effects of fabric and clothing on the performance of personal defense ammo. But clothing — especially heavy clothing — has a lot to do with how the bullet expands upon impact.
It's a dirty little secret, but conventional hollow point bullets often experience tip clogging as the bullet passes through light and heavy clothing, which diminishes expansion and causes unreliable bullet performance.
Hornady Critical Defense ammunition eliminates clogging with the use of their patented Flex Tip bullet. Upon entering soft tissue, the tip swells and imparts equal pressure across the entire
The patented FTX bullet will expand reliably EVERY SINGLE TIME!