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Our ammunition is made in-house and hand inspected to ensure the quality and precision that delivers reliable accuracy round after round.

who we are

High Desert Cartridge Company is an ammunition manufacturer co-owned by retired law enforcement and a precision machinist with over 40 years of reloading experience and 12 years in the commercial loading industry. We offer a selection of high quality new and remanufactured ammunition using Mark 7 automated loading systems. Every round of High Desert Ammo is precision manufactured and hand-inspected at our factory in Goldendale Washington.

Every round of High Desert ammo offers you reliable precision down range.

Our ammunition is rigorously field tested. In addition to crafting precision ammunition, we also provide world class firearms training, concealed carry classes, and armorer courses through our Cerberus Training Group.

Watch us put High Desert Cartridges to the test:

available rounds

(Due to market conditions, prices and availability may vary)



115 grain TMJ*

124 grain TMJ*

50 round box – 16.00

250 round box – 80.00


147 grain TMJ*


50 round box – 17.00

250 round box – 85.00


NEW – 50 round box – 35.00

124 grain JHP – Nosler


38 Special


125 grain TMJ*

50 round box – 21.00

250 round box – 105.00


125 grain JHP – Hornady XTP

50 Round box – 35.00

357 magnum


158 grain TMJ

50 round box – 24.00

250 round box – 120.00


158 grain JHP – Hornady XTP

50 round box – 35.00

45 acp


230 grain TMJ*

50 round box – 22.00

250 round box – 110.00


NEW – 50 round box – 35.00

185 grain JHP – Nosler


223 / 5.56


55 grain FMJ*

150 round box – 69.00

250 round box – 115.00

500 round boxes – 230.00


Limited run of long range 223 BTHP rounds. Order any quantity amount.

Price per round

Nosler 69gr – 80 cents

Nosler 75gr – 80 cents

Sierra Matchking 77gr – 85 cents

Kyle Defoor,


Hitting 800 yards with a 10mph crosswind using our 77gr 223 loaded with Sierra MatchKing projectiles. No bench, no rest, no bag…and no misses.

In his words…Tight AF.

*TMJ or Total Metal Jacket – The copper jacket totally encapsulates the bullet, leaving no exposed lead.

*FMJ or Full Metal Jacket – The copper jacket covers the bullet except for the base, where lead is still exposed.


Start to finish attention to quality.


Precision rounds with a personal touch.


Accurate round after round.

Kyle Defoor

Retired Navy SEAL Sniper, DEVGRU operator, and former head trainer for Blackwater, Kyle Defoor has a resume second to none. Kyle is the founder of Defoor Performance Shooting, which specializes in training small arms combat marksmanship, modern sniper operations, low visibility operations, and battlefield proven room clearing methods.

Defoor Performance Shooting offers tactical solutions through training to U.S. military, law enforcement and government entities, as well as pistol and rifle training for qualified civilians. Drawing upon extensive real-world experience, Kyle provides tactical consulting to MIL/GOV/LE agencies around the world.

Kyle Defoor shoots High Desert Cartridge company ammo.

“The best quality training ammo you don’t know about…until now.”

– Kyle

Bill Blowers

Based in Tacoma, Washington, Bill Blowers was first introduced to pistol shooting over 30 years ago as part of familiarization when he joined the US Army Cavalry Scouts in 1986. After six years in the Army, Bill spent the next 26 years as a police officer, of which 22 years were spent in SWAT, the special weapons and tactics team.

A keen teacher who enjoys passing on his experience, Bill has been teaching SWAT-related courses professionally since 2003, alongside running his own business Tap-Rack Tactical, LLC since 2006. For training, classes and carry, Bill chooses Walther’s Q5 and Q4 steel frame pistols, topped with red dot sights, and is currently using a Safariland 6354DO on a Blue Force gear belt.

Bill Blowers shoots High Desert Cartridge Company ammo.

“I’ve been using HDCC 9mm and 5.56 for about two years with no issues. Repeatedly above 95 on slow fire B8’s at 25 yards with pistol, and scoring 375 and better on a 400 point aggregate drill from 0-400 on B8’s. Reliability has been superb, accuracy phenomenal, customer service has been fantastic. I highly recommend HDCC ammo because the guys who make it also shoot it.”

– Bill B.

Bill Rapier

Bill Rapier is the owner and lead instructor at Amtac Shooting. Bill retired from the Navy in 2014 after 20 years of service, the majority of his time being spent in the SEAL Teams. During his time in the Teams, his duty assignments included several years at SEAL Team 3 and over 14 years at Naval Special Warfare Development Group. Positions held include assaulter, breacher, sniper, team leader, troop chief and military working dog department senior enlisted adviser. Outside of the his military career, Bill is a 3rd degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Gustavo Machado and has been training in Sayoc Kali since 2006. He has always been an avid shooter and is heavily involved in combatives.

“Our mission at Amtac Shooting is to teach good Americans to protect themselves and their families better”.

Bill currently runs a Walther PDP full size 4 inch with RDS, Blackpoint tactical FO3 holster and Centurion Arms Carbines of all different sizes.

Bill Rapier shoots High Desert Cartridge Company ammo.

“Quality training ammo made by shooters for shooters.”

– Bill R.

Travis Kennedy

Born and raised in Southern California, Travis joined the Navy in 2006 with the goal of becoming a Navy SEAL. After graduating from SEAL training, he went onto complete the Special Operations Combat Medic course. From there, he was stationed at SEAL Team Four where he completed two successful combat deployments to Afghanistan.

He then went on to become a Basic Underwater Demolition/Seal (BUD/s) instructor and was able to develop and mentor future SEALs. Being an instructor was one of the most rewarding times of his career.

After his time as an instructor, he returned to SEAL Team Four and completed another deployment while simultaneously completing his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.

Shortly after, he served as the leading Chief Petty Officer running the Special Operations Urban Combat training division. In this role, he focused on urban combat tactics, combat shooting, and professional development.

In April 2019, he separated from the military in order to follow his next calling of giving back, teaching, and mentoring others so they may grow individually and professionally.

He does this by applying his 11 years of experience as a United States NAVY SEAL to educate and train individuals on defensive shooting tactics and instilling the “Thinking Shooter” mindset.

Travis Kennedy shoots High Desert Cartridge Company ammo.

The new standard of ammunition, made to perform and designed with the end user in mind.

– Travis

Chad Robichaux

Former Force Recon Marine, JSOC Task Force member, U.S. Federal Air Marshal, Medal of Valor recipient, 4th Degree BJJ Black Belt, and Pro MMA Champion – Chad Robichaux is a man of action.  After 8 deployments to Afghanistan with JSOC, Chad founded Mighty Oaks Foundation, a leading non-profit that has served over 450,000 active duty troops, military veterans, and first responders around the world through their faith-based combat resiliency programs, which are completely free to our Nation’s Warriors. 

During the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, Chad established a coalition of 12 American patriots that ultimately led to the safe evacuation of over 17,000 people from Afghanistan, including his interpreter Aziz, which he outlines in his book Saving AzizMighty Oaks International is also currently conducting operations into Russian-occupied Ukraine, bringing our spiritual resiliency programs to those on the front lines as well.

Chad Robichaux shoots High Desert Cartridge Company ammo.

High Desert Cartridge company offers world-class ammunition at competitive prices.

Give us a call or stop by today!

Call 509-772-2726 or visit us at 915 S. Columbus Avenue, Goldendale, WA, 98620.