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FBI Sniper Rifles Through The Years

Early FBI sniper rifles were surprisingly basic. Today’s FBI HRT (Hostage Rescue Team) models are the tip of the spear in long-range shooting accuracy and features.

Does This Mossberg 590 Tactical Shotgun Blow The Rest Away?

When it comes to the Mossberg 590 tactical options, the 590 A1 might be the cream of the crop.

Practical Guide To The Tactical Shotgun

Here are the guidelines to purchase an effective tactical shotgun for home and personal defense.
Thompson submachine gun in FBI case with all accessories. Photo: Tracie Hill

Classic FBI Guns: Thompson Submachine Gun

Contrary to public opinion, the Thompson submachine gun was not only used by Prohibition-era gangsters. In fact, the “Tommy Gun” was a favorite among early FBI agents as well.
The AR was a rifl e, fi ring the intermediate cartridge. Only later was it produced as a carbine with a 16-inch barrel. The AK was designed for the 7.62x39 cartridge, and is a large submachine gun.

Which Is The Right Choice?: AR-15 Vs. AK-47

Like day and night, the AR-15 and AK-47 were designed for different purposes and achieve their ends disparately. Which one is right for you?
The semi-automatic CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 uses a blowback mechanism encased in a fiber-reinforced polymer receiver.

Braced 9mm Pistols: CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 Review

The Scorpion EVO 3 S1 from CZ is a semi-auto braced pistol chambered in 9mm, with incredible accuracy and versatility as a truck or survival gun.

Modern Shooter: H&H Precision Rifle’s Shooting School

The Modern Shooter team sees what it takes to make a shot connect from a country mile at the H&H Precision Rifle shooting school.

Precision Shooting: McMillan’s Adjustable A-5 Thumbhole Stock

McMillan puts a new twist on its popular precision line with the introduction of the Adjustable A-5 Thumbhole Stock.
590M Shockwave grip and magazine

New Gun: Mossberg 590M Shockwave

The 590M Shockwave provides overwhelming firepower and lightning-fast reloads with the addition of a double-stack detachable magazine.

5 Affordable AR-15 Options That Will Get You On Target

No need to get crazy, here are five affordable AR-15 rifles that get the job done.

New AR: Springfield’s SAINT Pistol Goes .300 Blackout

Following on the heels of the 5.56 SAINT Pistol's success, Springfield has introduced a .300 BLK model.

New Gun: Citadel’s Wicked RS-S1 Shotgun

Fast shooting and hard hitting, the Citadel RS-S1 has a definite intimidation factor.

7 Pieces Of Kit For A Tactical Advantage

Be it nestling deep in a sniper's hide or keeping the upper hand in defending your family, tactical guns and gear can give you a decisive advantage.

Building The Perfect AR-15 From The Ground Up

Here’s a piece-by-piece peek into how AR expert Tiger McKee builds all his guns.

New AR-15: Savage Expands MSR 15 Line With Two New Guns

Savage bolsters both ends of its MSR 15 line with long-range and pistol additions.

Modern Shooter: The Red Dot Advantage

Wonder why red dot optics have stormed the gun world? They just plain work.


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