Shell Shock Technologies' NAS3 Casings Used in Liberty Ammunition's New Ultra-Lights

Liberty Ammunition's new Ultra-Lights, featuring Shell Shock Technologies' casings, are 52 percent lighter than standard 125 grain 9mm lead jacketed hollow-points.

Shell Shock Technologies' NAS3 Casings Used in Liberty Ammunition's New Ultra-Lights


Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early-stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the ammunition industry, announces that Liberty Ammunition has introduced its Ultra-Lights round featuring Shell Shock Technologies’ revolutionary NAS3 casings.

The new Liberty Ammunition Ultra-Lights are the Civil Defense rounds taken one step further. Liberty Ammunition’s innovative projectiles have been added to Shell Shock Technologies’ groundbreaking NAS3 casings. The 9mm Ultra-Lights total cartridge weighs only 93 grains, and is 52 percent lighter than standard 125 grain 9mm lead jacketed hollow-points.

“We are truly excited and proud to have our cutting-edge casings be a part of Liberty Ammunition’s innovative new Ultra-Light round,” said Craig Knight, CEO of Shell Shock Technologies.

Shell Shock Technologies

Ultra-Lights Ballistic Performance:

  • Total Cartridge Weight: 93 Grains
  • Projectile Weight: 50 Grains
  • Velocity: > 2,000 feet per second
  • Kinetic Energy: > 450 ft. lbs.
  • Permanent Cavity: 3 ½” W x 10-13” D
  • Accuracy: < 1” at 25 meters

Liberty Ammunition’s Ultra-Lights projectiles are copper monolithic with nickel plating and are turned on a precision CNC machine for consistency and accuracy. They are lightweight, extremely fast projectiles, with a large diameter deep hollow-point cavity.


The ammo penetrates barriers well, but when this cavity fills with soft tissue/liquid, the hydraulic pressure explodes the side walls of the projectile in a starburst-shaped pattern creating a devastating wound with multiple channels that cover a much greater area inside the target. Combined with Shell Shock Technologies’ two-piece cases, the new Ultra-Lights are the ultimate self-defense round.


To learn more, visit shellshocktechnologies.com.

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