Federal Ammunition has introduced two new offerings in their personal defense lineup with the .357 and .327 Magnum HST ammunition. Both rounds are popular choices for gun owners who continue to rock a revolver for self-defense purposes. Both new rounds will feature: nickel plated cases, hollow point bullets, and high performance primers for consistent ignition. The .357 Magnum HST will have 154-grain weight, while the .327 Magnum HST will feature 104-grain weight. The new HST rounds follow the Federal pedigree of popular self defense ammunition by the company. Other Federal HST rounds include 9mm, 10mm, and .45 ACP.

Below, is the product release and specs for the .357 and .327 Magnum HST rounds.

Federal’s .357/.327 Magnum HST

Product Release

Users that want to carry a magnum caliber for personal defense, want to utilize the full benefit of them. The specially engineered 104-grain 327 Federal Magnum and 154-grain 357 Magnum HST Jacketed Hollow Points were designed to take full advantage of magnum cartridges with consistent terminal performance,” continued Holm.” The bullet still has to perform well in personal defense scenarios. This is why the HST JHP was built to pass through a variety of materials without plugging up. The bullet jacket and core hold together to provide nearly 100-percent weight retention through common defensive barriers.


.357 Magnum HST

• Caliber: .357 Magnum
• Bullet weight: 154 grain
• Bullet type: Jacketed hollow point
• Rounds per box: 20
• MSRP: $42.99

.327 Magnum HST

• Caliber: 327 Federal Magnum
• Bullet weight: 104 grain
• Bullet type: Jacketed hollow point
• Rounds per box: 20
• MSRP: $37.99

To find out more about Federal’s new .357 and .327 Magnum HST and their other ammunition offerings check out their website.

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