Nosler® DEFENSE™ handgun ammunition is loaded up front with the Bonded PERFORMANCE® line of bonded-core defense bullets. Available in either jacketed hollow point, or polymer-tipped configuration, and featuring proven AccuBond® bonding technology, Bonded PERFORMANCE® bullets are designed for high weight retention and maximum barrier penetration.

Constructed with a tapered jacket and specially engineered core, Bonded PERFORMANCE® bullets exhibit predictable expansion and straight-line penetration in a variety of media. Loaded with high-performance powder charges in Nosler® brass, every round of Nosler® DEFENSE™ ammunition is visually inspected to ensure reliability. Professionals trust their next move to Nosler® DEFENSE™

  • Proven AccuBond® bonding technology for high weight retention and maximum barrier penetration.
  • Tapered jacket and specially engineered core, for predictable expansion and straight-line penetration.
  • Internal and external skives at the jacket mouth for consistent, symmetrical expansion.
  • Polymer tip resists clogging and aides in smooth, reliable feeding.
  • Traditional hollow point for rapid expansion and energy transfer.
  • Loaded with high-performance powder charges in Nosler® brass, every round is visually inspected to ensure reliability.

Loaded with Nosler Products

Loaded with Nosler Products

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Jacketed Hollow Point Jacketed Hollow Point
Handgun Brass Handgun Brass
Part # Product Image Cartridge Bullet Weight Bullet Profile Box Qty Price Qty Details Purchase
39156 10mm 200gr JHP Defense Handgun Ammunition 10mm Auto 200gr Jacketed Hollow Point 20
$39.10
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39515 40 S&W 200gr Tipped Bonded Performance DEFENSE Ammunition 40 S&W 200gr Tipped 20
$35.50
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37151 9mm Luger +P 124gr Tipped Bonded Performance DEFENSE Ammunition 9mm Luger 124gr Tipped 20
$33.05
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39645 45 ACP +P 230 Grain JHP Bonded Performance DEFENSE Ammunition 45 Auto (ACP) 230gr Jacketed Hollow Point 20
$34.35
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39123 40 S&W 200gr JHP Bonded Performance DEFENSE Ammunition 40 S&W 200gr Jacketed Hollow Point 20
$33.40
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38432 9mm Luger +P 124gr JHP Bonded Performance DEFENSE Ammunition 9mm Luger 124gr Jacketed Hollow Point 20
$30.90
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