Gold Dot has been a leader in defensive handgun ammunition for more than two decades. During that time, the Speer rounds have shown to be effective in both ballistic gelatin and in real-world lethal force encounters. Speer developedShow More Summary
LEWISTON, Idaho – December 19, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE), recently awarded Speer a major ammunition contract. Starting delivery in 2018, the contract provides for upShow More Summary
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE), recently awarded Speer a major ammunition contract. This post U.S. Department of Homeland Security Award Speer Gold Dot appeared first on AmmoLand.com.
The Speer Gold Dot load of ammunition has always been a benchmark of quality and performance for law enforcement. Now, as of December 19th, Speer has been awarded a contract with the DHS (US Department of Homeland Security) and ICE (Immigration Customs Enforcement) to the tune of 120 Million Rounds of ammunition. Show More Summary
As it was, I had only my RMR Optic-equipped GLOCK G17. Ammunition was Speer 124gr Gold Dot 9mm. How I wished I had brought my M4! This post Fatal Shooting appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
We shoot Speer 357 Sig 125gr Gold Dot jacketed hollow point ammunition from a Glock22 with a 4.5? Storm Lake.357 Sig barrel into Clearballistics ballistic gel to measure velocity, penetration, expansion/fragmentation, and retained weight. Show More Summary
Take a look at our test of Speer’s.45 Auto 230 Gold Dot. The Gold Dot is not technically a bonded bullet, but rather a plated one. Nevertheless, it tends to perform like bonded bullets and the plated construction is essentially the same...Show More Summary
We fired Speer 124 gr Short Barrel Gold Dot from a S&W Shield through heavy clothing and bare gel to assess penetration, expansion, and retained weight. The Speer Gold Dot is one of the most highly regarded handgun projectiles for defense, but we find some surprising results with this load. Show More Summary
Abbreviation Key: BT - boat tail, CANN - cannelured, DC - DeepCurl™, FMJ - full metal jacket, FN - flat nose, GD - Gold Dot®, HP - hollow point, J
The new rave seems to be producing the best hollow point or defense handgun round possible. A flurry of companies have re-engineered their staple offerings and new competitors continue to emerge to the market. Names that come to mind...Show More Summary
New Gold Dot G2 builds on this reputation with a next-generation duty bullet design. Shipments of this new product are now being delivered to dealers. This post Speer LE Raises the Bar for Duty Handgun Ammunition with Gold Dot G2 appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
LEWISTON, Idaho – August 17, 2016 – For years, Speer Gold Dot has been the pinnacle of duty handgun ammunition performance. New Gold Dot G2 builds on this reputation with a next-generation duty bullet design. Shipments of this new product are now being delivered to Law Enforcement dealers. Show More Summary
A suspect in NY was shot by NYPD however four of the nine rounds were defeated by the suspect’s Carthart jacket. NYPD uses Speer Gold Dot 124gr +P JHP. According to an article by the Tribunist, one round grazed a bystander. I know from previous examples, the NYPD hit ratio is rather low. Show More Summary