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Speer Introduces a New Line of Gold Dot Personal Protection Rifle Ammunition
Box of Speer Gold Dot Personal Protection ammunition

LEWISTON, Idaho – May 19, 2020 – Speer Gold Dot Handgun ammunition’s reliability has made it the No. 1 choice for law enforcement. Now Speer is offering the same performance for self-defense rifle applications. New Gold Dot Rifle ammunition is engineered to provide industry-leading performance in FBI protocol testing through barrels less than 16 inches long. Shipments of this new product have begun to arrive at dealers.

The bullets loaded in the New Gold Dot Rifle ammunition line are built using Speer’s exclusive Uni-Cor method. The jacket is bonded to the core one atom at a time, virtually eliminating core-jacket separation and creating a projectile that’s accurate, tough and consistent through all common barriers.

Features & Benefits

  • New self-defense rifle loads optimized for peak FBI protocol performance though barrels shorter than 16 inches
  • 75-grain 223 Rem. recommended for 1-in-9-inch barrel twist or faster
  • 55-grain 223 Rem. option offers reduced penetration for less risk to bystanders
  • Consistent penetration and expansion through common barriers
  • Extremely uniform jacket maximizes accuracy
  • Gold Dot technology virtually eliminates core-jacket separation
  • Nickel-plated brass
  • Reliable, sensitive primer

 

Part No. / Description / MSRP

24468 / Gold Dot Rifle 223 Rem. 55 grain 3600 fps, .251G1 BC, 20-count / $25.99

24461 / Gold Dot Rifle 223 Rem. 62 grain 2750 fps, .310 G1 BC, 20-count / $25.99

24469 / Gold Dot Rifle 223 Rem. 75 grain 2775 fps, .400 G1 BC, 20-count / $26.99

24462 / Gold Dot Rifle 300 BLK 150 grain 1900 fps, .330 G1 BC, 20-count / $30.99

24467 / Gold Dot Rifle 308 Win. 150 grain 2820 fps, .414 G1 BC, 20-count / $30.99

Speer ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide or purchased online direct from Speer. For more information on all products from Speer or to shop online, visit www.speer-ammo.com

About Speer

Headquartered in Lewiston, Idaho, the brand has a long-standing reputation for making the world's finest bullets and in 1996 became one of the first U.S. ammunition manufacturers to achieve ISO 9001 certification for quality. The company manufactures a variety of bullets and cartridges for law enforcement, reloading and sporting applications. Speer is part of Vista Outdoor Inc., an outdoor sports and recreation corporation.

For further information: JJ Reich, Senior Manager – Press Relations E-mail: VistaPressroom@VistaOutdoor.com