S.W.A.T. Editor Denny Hansen introduces the new magazine-fed shotgun from Mossberg and describes its features. Shotguns have traditionally had low capacity, but Mossberg has changed all that. The 590M TR has the world’s first production double-stack shotgun mags, offering a capacity of up to 20 rounds. Look for Denny’s comprehensive evaluation of this shotgun in the June issue of S.W.A.T., on sale May 1.
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The advantages of training with a sub-caliber rifle have long been advocated by experts. Highly recommended is a rifle that can be set up just like your work or self-defense rifle, as all the manipulations are the same but using less expensive ammunition. Those repetitions will pay big dividends on the range or, more importantly,Watch Now >>
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In the case of an active shooter, the government recommends, “Run, Hide, Fight” in that order. Unfortunately, this can become “Run, Hide, Die” and immediately fighting back may be your best chance of survival. Shooting to contact involves footwork, agility, visual acuity, a stable shooting platform and rapid engagement of the target. Retired Supervisory FederalWatch Now >>
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