First Look: Federal HST 9mm Micro

First Look: Federal HST 9mm Micro

 For 2016, the Federal Premium HST Micro line has expanded to include a 150-grain 9mm Luger load. This new round is designed for optimum performance in popular pocket pistols chambered in 9mm while reducing recoil, flash and noise.

The line, introduced in 2015 with the .380 HST Micro, provides the same consistent expansion, optimum penetration and terminal performance as conventional HST loads, but with bullet weights and propellants optimized for the most efficient cycling and accuracy in subcompact handguns.

The new 9mm micro load features a lower-velocity heavy bullet weighing 150 grains that decreases both noise and felt recoil. The round is designed for optimum penetration in personal defense situations without the risk of over penetration.

hst-federal-9mm-micro-2



The bullet nose profile and nickel-plated case, along with a Federal Premium primer, are designed to be as reliable as possible in a semi-automatic handgun.

The Federal Premium 9mm Luger HST Micro load will retail at a suggested price of $31.95.micro-federal-9mm-hst-3

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Dealing with Subcompacts

Dealing with Subcompacts

Jim and Rich cover the benefits and the challenges presented by very small pistols.

The New Speer Gold Dot G2 Duty Handgun Load

The New Speer Gold Dot G2 Duty Handgun Load

Speer's Jared Hinton shows OSG's Lynn Burkhead the new Speer Gold Dot G2 Duty Handgun load.

Teaching New Shooters

Teaching New Shooters

Julie Golob of Team Smith & Wesson guest stars, joining Jim and Scott for a discussion of how best to introduce new shooters to the sport.

Handgun Basics

Handgun Basics

SIG Academy's Hana Bilodeau joins Rich and Jim to discuss the essential skills all handgunners should master.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

As you will learn in this detailed review, the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ 380 (manufacturer SKU # 180023) is an easy-racking, soft-shooting pistol. Compact

Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ 380 Review

James Tarr - November 06, 2018

As you will learn in this detailed review, the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield EZ 380 (manufacturer...

Available in .38 Super, 9mm and .45 ACP, the Ed Brown 1911 Executive Commander offers a terrific balance of weight, power and shootability. 1911

Ed Brown 1911 Executive Commander 9mm Review

J. Scott Rupp - May 08, 2019

Available in .38 Super, 9mm and .45 ACP, the Ed Brown 1911 Executive Commander offers a...

One of the newest in the Micro 9 series, the Kimber Micro 9 Nightfall is a serious pistol designed for personal defense. Compact

Kimber Micro 9 Nightfall Review

Jeff Chudwin - January 29, 2019

One of the newest in the Micro 9 series, the Kimber Micro 9 Nightfall is a serious pistol...

According to a recent report from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), a lawsuit against 2nd Amendment

Judge Postpones Oral Arguments to Stop California Microstamping Law

Handguns Online Staff - May 07, 2014

According to a recent report from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), a lawsuit...

See More Trending Articles

More Ammo

Now that Speer is selling the Gold Dot G2 commercially, you have another quality option for home defense and concealed carry. Ammo

Speer Gold Dot G2 Review

James Tarr - October 30, 2019

Now that Speer is selling the Gold Dot G2 commercially, you have another quality option for...

SIG SAUER, Inc. introduced the newest addition to the SIG SAUER Elite Ammunition product line ' the high-performance M17 9mm +P ammunition. Ammo

SIG SAUER Introduces M17 9mm +P Ammunition

SIG SAUER, Inc. - December 13, 2018

SIG SAUER, Inc. introduced the newest addition to the SIG SAUER Elite Ammunition product line...

James Tarr and Richard Nance talk expansion and penetration when it comes to Hornady ammo. Ammo

Hornady Ammo Expansion and Penetration

Handguns TV - May 30, 2016

James Tarr and Richard Nance talk expansion and penetration when it comes to Hornady ammo.

Remington's newest defense load is now available commercially. Ammo

The Black Belt - Remington's Newest Defense Load

James Tarr - January 02, 2019

Remington's newest defense load is now available commercially.

See More Ammo

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get Digital Access.

All Handguns subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now