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TACTICAL WEAPONS hits 10,000
Today, Tactical Weapons, the nation’s leading source of information on the tools and methods utilized by the world’s elite military and law enforcement operators. It’s about the operators, what they use and why they use it! Despite what the gun demagogues proclaim, citizen interest in the world of cutting-edge weaponry and tactics remains as strong as ever–indeed, is only growing stronger. For our part, we promise to never waiver in our commitment to providing in-depth coverage of the guns, tactics and gear on which American and allied freedom-fighters depend in their continuing struggle against criminals, terrorists and rogue states. To the next 10,000, and the 10,000 thereafter, and so on, and so forth.

Micro Madness: Unleash Hell with Empty Shell’s XM556 Microgun

The jihadi tossed one more furtive glance up and around, searching the skies for American drones. The infidels seemed to have a limitless supply of the cursed things, and they could end an ISIS fighter’s… read more

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Tactical Weapons February/March 2017

The Surgeon Is In: Testing Out the Surgeon CSR Rifle

Unpacking the Surgeon CSR, or Concealable Sniper Rifle, for the ultimate in precision! read more

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Tactical Weapons May/June 2016

Renegade Plus: POF-USA’s First DI 5.56 Rifle

A renegade is one who breaks away from the pack and blazes his or her own path. This definition fits the latest release from Patriot Ordnance Factory,… read more

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Tactical Weapons February/March 2016

Gun Review: AXTS Weapons Systems’ MI-T556 Rifle

As the AR market seems to expand with more and more builders, it is difficult to stand apart. Yet that is exactly what AXTS Weapons… read more

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Tactical Weapons November/December 2015

Gun Review: Grey Ghost’s Specter Heavy Rifle

There have been many companies in the past that have ventured outside their primary realm and into new territory. Some succeed and some do not.… read more

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Tactical Weapons August/September 2015

Sig Sauer’s MCX Rifle: An Elite Modular Weapons System

Entirely new weapons systems are difficult to come by. The AR platform is the mainstay and the prevailing core of any American firearms innovation, and… read more

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Tactical Weapons May/June 2015

Gun Test: Long-Range Accuracy with the Barrett 98B 300WM

If every shooter was introduced to the .300 Winchester Magnum via Barrett’s 98B Tactical rifle, the peppy but inferior .30-06 wouldn’t be America’s sweetheart caliber.… read more

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Tactical Weapons February/March 2015

Gun Review: LWRCI’s Piston-Driven IC-PSD 5.56mm

Small in size, big on bite, this new piston-driven IC-PSD sets out to redefine CQB firepower. read more

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Tactical Weapons September 2014

Covert Ops: Remington’s Five-Piece CSR Sniper

New CSR brings big 7.62mm power in a package sized for stealth ops! read more

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Tactical Weapons July 2014

Heckler & Koch MR556A1-SD | Gun Preview

Strike silently with HK’s next-gen, piston-driven, integrally suppressed MR556A1-SD! read more

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Tactical Weapons May 2014

Primary Weapons Systems PWS MK212 7.62mm Rifle | Gun Review

Primary Weapons Systems' PWS MK212 12.75-inch-barreled 7.62 is nothing short of a big deal! read more

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Tactical Weapons March 2014

Wilson Combat 5.56mm Paul Howe Tactical Carbine | Gun Review

The Wilson Combat 5.56mm Paul Howe Tactical Carbine is ready for CQB, long range and every threat in between! read more

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Tactical Weapons January 2014

Preview: Sig Sauer MPX | Gun Review

Hands on the next-gen, multi-caliber MPX submachine gun built for the 21st century! read more

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Tactical Weapons November 2013

Remington MSR Surgical Sniper Rifle System

Slam steel with U.S. Army snipers and SOCOM’s indestructible, “sub-MOA at 1,000 yards” multi-cal. machine! read more

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Tactical Weapons July 2013

Taurus SMT9/.40 Subgun Surge

An inside look at Brazil's new counter-terror CQB specialists. read more

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Tactical Weapons May 2013

Double-Duty Colt M4

The LE901 Modular Carbine 7.62/5.56 is one tool for any threat! read more

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Tactical Weapons March 2013

STRIKE DUAL!

Go long, even before U.S. Army snipers do, with the SOCOM-born, modular .300 Win Mag beast! read more

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Tactical Weapons January 2013

SECURITY STEEL

A look at the worldwide super-compact PDWs that go low-profile with big potency! read more

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Tactical Weapons November 2012

SIG716 PATROL POWER SURGE

For agencies looking to step up to 7.62mm punch, Sig Sauer’s new big bore is ready to roll! read more

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Tactical Weapons September 2012

SOCOM-BORN SAKO TRG M10

TW goes way downrange with the newest multi-caliber, 1,000-yd modular machine! read more

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Tactical Weapons July 2012

MCMILLAN CS5 SUITCASE SNIPER

Exclusive look at the little sub-MOA Mac with huge urban-warfare punch! read more

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Tactical Weapons May 2012

NEXT-GEN SQUAD DMRs

Sub-MOA accurate Designated Marksman M14s for 800-yard engagements! read more

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Tactical Weapons March 2012

BATTLE OF THE .50 BMGs

Air Force snipers help TW find the big bore that packs all the right punch! read more

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Tactical Weapons January 2012

FRONTLINES REPORT

Our nation’s SEALs on the firing line. “To Protect and Serve” is the ubiquitous motto on vehicles of our uniformed civilian defenders. For generations, this… read more

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Tactical Weapons November 2011

HIGH CALIBER’S MK18 ULTIMATE FIGHTER

Go full-speed, low-drag at Tactical Response with HCS’ Mil-Spec SBR steel! read more

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Tactical Weapons September 2011

HK45C: U.S. NAVY SEAL

The MK 24 Mod 0 Pistol is a premier compact for elite forces, cops and CCW! read more

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Tactical Weapons July 2011

BATTLE-BRED M107A1

U.S. Marine Corps sureshots wring out Barrett’s lighter and suppressed .50-caliber downrange dominator! read more

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Tactical Weapons May 2011

COMPACT THUNDER

For military and law enforcement officers operating in tight quarters, here’s a perfect pair of PDWs! read more

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Tactical Weapons March 2011

SUPERIOR RSASS

Big Green and JP Enterprises create a true sub-MOA out-to-800-yards sniper system that must be shot to be believed! read more

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Tactical Weapons January 2011

MULTI-MISSION ACR

In seconds flat, Bushmaster’s Adaptive Combat Rifle is ready for any mission! read more

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Tactical Weapons November 2010

MIL-SPEC MASTERPIECES

An in-depth look at Daniel Defense’s battle-proven ARs for pros and civilians! read more

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Tactical Weapons September 2010

FNH USA SCAR MK17 BORDER DEFENDER

Elite Border Protection unit adopts new 7.62x51mm NATO select-fire rifle! read more

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Tactical Weapons July 2010

EKO-COBRA ANTI-TERROR SPECIALISTS

Einsatzkommando Cobra: Austria’s first-responders in the Global War On Terror. read more

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Tactical Weapons May 2010

Multi-Mission Warriors

Ireland’s elite Army Ranger Wing is armed with the firepower and training to handle spec-ops that run the gamut! read more

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Tactical Weapons March 2010

Paul Howe’s CSAT 5.56MM

Visit the ultimate combat shooting school and get behind DPMS’ new carbine designed from lessons learned in the Battle of Mogadishu. read more

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Tactical Weapons November 2009

Air & Marine Defenders

Spotlight on the multi-mission unit that protects our endangered borders 24/7! read more

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Tactical Weapons September 2009

Thunder On The Tundra

Alaska’s Hooper Bay PD gets Addax Tactical’s GPU for sub-zero reliability! read more

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Tactical Weapons May 2009

Knight’s Armament M110 .308

First look! U.S. Army enlists a new, deadly silent, semi-auto sureshot! read more

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Tactical Weapons March 2009

Terror At Sea

Global maritime commerce is under attack by 21st Century pirates. That’s the problem, here’s the solution! read more

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Tactical Weapons January 2009

Dual Gun Thunder

M26 Modular Shotgun System for the M4: It breaches, It reaches! read more

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Tactical Weapons November 2008

Maximum Riot Control

U.S. Border Patrol In ACTION with the multi-projectile FN-303 Launcher System. read more

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Tactical Weapons July 2008

12 Gauge Guardians

Georgia State Patrol upgrades its capabilities with Benelli Novas. read more

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Tactical Weapons May 2008

Kriss’ V Subgun: The Executive Protector

A more lethal, compact, and controllable firepower solution. read more

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Tactical Weapons March 2008

Piedmont S.W.A.T: Mean Street Ready

Superbly trained Tactical Team is on alert and ready to roll! read more

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Tactical Weapons November 2007

Active Shooter

Your response when lives are at stake! read more

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Tactical Weapons September 2007

Cincinnati Lawmen Adopt S&W Iron

Smith & Wesson is regaining its long-dominant position in American law enforcement with departments like Cincinnati going all out with the new M&P line! read more

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