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October 2016
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October 2016


Think there's no such thing as an accurate AK? We put Rifle Dynamics' RD700 DMR to the test and see what an AK-based precision rifle can do. Also in this issue are tests of the high-end Christensen Arms' TFM precision rifle and the budget-conscious Mossberg MVP-LC.

Looking for drills to improve how you run your wheelgun? How about tips to use with the NLT SIRT training pistol? Need tips to weed out nonfunctional gear and find efficient replacements? Look in the October issue of S.W.A.T. for all this and more!

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  • Functional Gear

    To Solve Tactical Problems

    Ken Matthews, R.N.

  • AK Precision Rifle

    Rifle Dynamics RD700 DMR

    Jim Grant

  • Tactical Force Multiplier

    Christensen Arms TFM Rifle

    Todd Burgreen

  • It's Alive!

    Frankengun Accessories and Ammo

    Ned Christiansen

  • Rediscovering the Wheel

    Revolver Drills to Improve Shooting

    Ethan Johns

  • Budget-Minded Marksman

    Mossberg MVP-LC Rifle

    Tom Marshall

  • Silent Home Defense

    Suppressed Auto-Pistol Shooting Techniques

    Cameron Benz

  • Next Level Training

    SIRT Laser Training Pistol

    Monte Gould

  • Cool Tools for the AR-15

    Michiguns MOACKS

    Patrick A. Rogers

I have been asked through the years which weapon system to concentrate training upon when such a choice exists. Unequivocally it would be the handgun.

For over two and a half decades, I have been involved in defending in the courts individuals who needed to use deadly force. Only a very small fraction of these cases involved the shotgun or rifle. The extremely high 90 percentile involved employment of the handgun.

Within a uniformed deployment, the handgun is oftentimes the only weapon system on scene.