Awards And Recognition

Federal Premium® is known as the ammunition industry's technology leader. Many of our products have won awards from some of the most prestigious organizations

Vital•Shok® Buckshot

Federal Premium® buckshot loads are perfect for a wide array of predator, hog and medium game applications, and their versatility helped secure a 2016 Reader's Choice Award from Predator Xtreme magazine.

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Personal Defense® HST®

Federal Premium® Personal Defense® HST® provides everything needed in a personal defense round: consistent expansion, optimum penetration and superior terminal performance. It's performance earned a Golden Bullseye Award for 2015 Ammunition Product of the Year from the National Rifle Association's (NRA) Shooting Illustrated magazine.

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Vital•Shok® Trophy Bonded® Tip

The Trophy Bonded® Tip is different than any other hunting bullet, combining bonded construction and a bone-crushing solid copper shank with a boat-tail design and polymer tip that tighten groups at long range. Its performance was recognized in 2013 with a Reader's Choice Award from Game & Fish magazine.

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