Speer recently announced the release of several new defensive loads for 2020. The Gold Dot line adds Gold Dot Carry Gun, Gold Dot 5.7x28mm and Gold Dot Rifle Personal Protection.

Speer Gold Dot Defensive Loads

“We are very excited to launch nine outstanding products from Speer in 2020,” said Speer Product Director Mike Holm. “Options include the industry’s first 5.7x28mm round designed specifically for self-defense, a Gold Dot handgun product line optimized for compact carry pistols, and new self-defense rifle loads optimized for peak FBI protocol performance though barrels shorter than 16 inches. All this new ammunition is sure to grab the attention and exceed the expectations of all self-defenders seeking options for these types of firearms.”

The Speer Gold Dot 5.7x28mm becomes the first ammunition specifically designed for self-defense in the flat-shooting 5.7. It uses Speer’s exclusive Uni-Cor method. The jacket bonds to the core one atom at a time. This virtually eliminates core-jacket separation. Additionally, it creates an accurate, tough, consistent projectile through all barriers, according to Speer. High-quality brass, reliable primers and specially formulated propellant produce optimal feeding and ballistics in 5.7x28mm firearms.

Proven with law enforcement, the Gold Dot G2 bullet is designed specifically for compact pistols. The design promotes feeding, ballistics and terminal performance through concealed carry handguns. Gold Got Carry Gun features several exclusive design features. Those results provide uniform expansion, better separation of the petals and more consistent penetration across barrier types. Gold Dot Carry Gun comes in 135-grain 9mm, 165-grain .40 S&W, and 200-grain .45 Auto +P.

Good Dot Short Barrel provides industry-leading performance in FBI protocol testing through barrels less than 16 inches long. Utilizing Uni-Cor, Short Barrel eliminates core-jacket separation with an accurate, tough, consistent bullet. It comes in .223 Rem, .308 Win. and 300 BLK.

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