Alexander Arms uses the Hornady XTP bullet in this load. The XTP has proven to be one of the toughest and most versatile hollow point bullets on the market. Designed with six sections this bullet expands well over a wide range of impact velocities. With great performance for big game hunting and self-defense, this is the perfect dual purpose round. This ammunition is new production, non-corrosive, in boxer primed, reloadable brass cases.