December 7, 2023

Liberty Ammunition – 20 Years of the best self-defense ammunition

News Release

Bradenton, FL, December 7, 2023

Liberty Ammunition, the industry’s self-defense ammunition leader, acknowledges a 20-year milestone in offering self-defense ammunition. Starting as a development house for the US government, Liberty Ammunition has developed the best self-defense ammunition that provides the following key benefits:


  • Lighter to carry
  • Faster to the target
  • Penetrates Barriers
  • Ruptures in soft tissue


Overwatch Box 1

Liberty Ammunition Civil Defense and Liberty OverWatch

“For decades, Liberty Ammunition has been trusted by elite units and everyday defenders” said Liberty Ammo CEO, Gary Ramey. “In 2023, we launched Liberty OverWatch, setting a new standard for self-defense ammo. It is a game-changer. Whether you are LE, member of a Unit, a Contractor or a civilian taking responsibility for your own personal safety, Liberty offers the best self-defense ammunition.

While large brands make everything and specialize in nothing, Liberty focuses on self-defense. Other brands are 72% heavier and don’t hit as hard.  The chart below outlines the top brands and proves the point.”

9mm Brand Velocity fps Weight (gr) Kinetic Energy (FT/lbs) Weight Energy
Liberty OverWatch 9mm +p 1720 72 473
Liberty Civil Defense 9mm +p 2040 50 462 69% 1.02
Speer Gold Dot Personal Protection 9mm Luger +P 1220 124 410 172% 1.15
Federal Personal Defense HST 9mm Luger +P 1200 124 396 172% 1.19
Winchester Winchester Defender 1200 124 396 172% 1.19
Hornady 9mm +P Luger FlexLock® Critical Duty 1175 124 380 172% 1.24
Sig Sauer 9MM JHP V-Crown Elite Performance 1165 124 374 172% 1.27


About Liberty Ammunition

Liberty Ammunition is the leader in self-defense ammunition for consumers, law enforcement and government sectors. Liberty Ammunition penetrates barriers and ruptures in soft tissue, dumping ALL  the energy into the target. This creates a hydrostatic shock and neutralizes the threat.


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