Federal Launches Line of Dual-Purpose Train, Protect Versatile HP Ammo

Federal Premium Train + Protect Ammunition
Federal Premium Train + Protect Ammunition

FederalPremium.comANOKA, Minn. -(Ammoland.com)- Federal Ammunition is pleased to announce its launch of Train + Protect, a new line of handgun loads designed for both practice and personal protection.

The competitively priced ammunition features Federal’s versatile hollow-point (VHP) bullet and is available in three popular handgun cartridges and weight options. Shipments of this new ammunition are being delivered to dealers.

The Federal Train + Protect VHP bullet design provides both precise, practical performance at the range, and instant, reliable expansion on impact. The result is the ideal combination for training as well as defending yourself and your loved ones. The new ammunition proudly honors the American birthright to bear arms with patriotic U.S.A. graphics on its packaging.

Features & Benefits:

VHP bullet based on proven Federal hollow point design
Reloadable Federal brass case
Extremely reliable primer
Loaded to produce consistent performance on the range and in defense situations

Part No. / Description / MSRP:

TP9VHP1 / 9mm Luger 115-grain VHP, 50-count / $30.95
TP40VHP1 / 40 S&W 180-grain VHP, 50-count / $35.95
TP45VHP1 / 45 Auto 230-grain VHP, 50-count / $35.95
TP9VHP2 / 9mm Luger 115-grain VHP, 100-count / $56.95
TP40VHP2 / 40 S&W 180-grain VHP, 100-count / $66.95
TP45VHP2 / 45 Auto 230-grain VHP, 100-count / $66.95

Federal Premium is a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc., an outdoor sports and recreation company. For more information on Federal Premium, go to their website.


About Vista Outdoor:

Vista Outdoor is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Shooting Sports and Outdoor Products, and has a portfolio of well-recognized brands that provides consumers with a wide range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products for individual outdoor recreational pursuits. Vista Outdoor products are sold at leading retailers and distributors across North America and worldwide. Vista Outdoor is headquartered in Utah and has manufacturing operations and facilities in 13 U.S. States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico along with international customer service, sales and sourcing operations in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and New Zealand.

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Pa John

I can buy 124 grain 9mm Federal Premium HST’s for $23.95 per box of 50. I could just start practicing with a bunch of those as well use them for self-defense and “save money” over the “Train & Protect”. And Federal would still be earning my money on one of their premium products. So unless there is a market I am not seeing, I don’t think the “Train and Protect” theme is going to make them a lot of money – UNLESS – you count how many people may do the math and then actually start practicing with the “lesser… Read more »

Brian L

This ad – I mean article says ‘COMPETITIVELY’ priced ammunition. Are you kidding? 72 cents a round for 40 cal?
Just another greedy business taking advantage.
And Ammoland, please edit your articles to exclude bullshit like this, or just label it like it is – an ADVERTISEMENT.

F Riehl, Editor in Chief

Brian; Uhhh? Yeah, you are 100% right this is a press release from Federal Ammunition (note the big brand logo and the About)… AmmoLand is a “news-wire” for the firearms industry, so I am not sure what else you would have us do other than tell them to make cheaper ammo. (wait you just did that…)


Too expensive.

Shoosting Sticks

I really like the Train & Defend idea, shoot less costly rounds to practice, practice, practice. Then save the high dollar rounds for real world personal defense. Excellent idea. I just wonder why these ammo companies don’t also offer Train & Hunt? I am like many hunters, I check my rifles sight/scope each year before hunting season. I also like to practice shooting the ammo I will use, thru the rifle I will use. Most quality deer hunting ammo is $1/round or more. Gets pretty cost-prohibitive to do anything more than check scope alignment for most of us. Once I… Read more »

Roy D.

A fool and their money are soon parted. I really dislike “salesmen” because they prey on the ignorant and or weak.

Wild Bill

@Roy D, That is why our school systems don’t teach anything worth knowing, to our kids, anymore, so that salespeople can prey on the ignorant easier.