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IWI TAVOR SAR 5.56mm
For those not wedded to the AR platform, this Israeli-born bullpup comes with some relatively distinct advantages. Though a 10-inch barrel offers convenience at times, a bullpup like the Tavor SAR offers a full 16.5-inch barrel (18-inch-barreled models are available) to maximize ballistic performance while maintaining a short overall length, specifically only 26.13 inches. The Tavor SAR features a chrome-lined, cold-hammer-forged barrel made of chrome-moly-vanadium steel, a long-stroke piston operating system and a chassis composed of high-strength, impact-modified polymer. The magazine and bolt releases are both ambidextrous, and the charging handle and ejection port can be easily switched to the other side.
Read more at https://www.tactical-life.com/magazines/guns-and-weapons/iwi-tavor-sar-5-56mm-2/.

STAG ARMS MODEL 8T 5.56mm
The AR-pattern carbine is beyond question the top choice for today’s LE officers. With its capable 5.56mm chambering, good performance and excellent handling characteristics, it is obvious why so many officers and departments have chosen it. And, today’s officers have many options from which to choose. In addition to traditional variants with direct gas impingement systems of operation, recent years have shown a move toward piston-operated models as well. A good example of the latter is the Model 8T from Stag Arms, which combines the company’s renowned AR platform with a clean-running piston system that minimizes fouling inside the upper receiver during firing. However, while the Model 8T features a redesigned gas system, from an operational standpoint anyone familiar with an M4-pattern carbine will be right at home with it. From its six-position collapsible buttstock to its 7075 T6 aluminum upper and lower receivers to its chrome-lined barrel topped off with an A2-style muzzle device, the Model 8T is ready for patrol duty.
Read more at https://www.tactical-life.com/magazines/guns-and-weapons/stag-arms-model-8t-5-56mm/.

SPRINGFIELD SOCOM II 7.62mm
Based on the tried-and-true M14 service rifle, Springfield’s M1A-based 7.62x51mm SOCOM II takes this classic weapon system into the 21st century. Featuring an ultra-short 16-inch barrel topped off with a high-efficiency muzzle brake as well as a retuned gas system, the SOCOM II is ready for rugged LEO duty. The carbine’s “Cluster Rail System” modernizes the M1A platform by allowing the addition of accessories on its multiples strips of Picatinny rail. However, those familiar with the original M14 system will also feel right at home with the SOCOM II, from its ambidextrous safety lever in the forward face of the triggerguard to its detachable box magazine to its outstanding iron sights. For those looking for a tough and capable 7.62mm entry carbine that is both compact and powerful, one need look no further than the Springfield SOCOM II.
Read more at https://www.tactical-life.com/magazines/special-weapons/springfield-socom-ii-762x51mm/.

ARMALITE AR-30A1 .338 LM
When an LEO precision rifle is called into duty, it means lives are on the line. As a result, it must be a capable, repeatably accurate and reliable. A perfect example of this type of weapon system is the Armalite AR-30A1 in .338 Lapua Magnum, developed from the company’s earlier AR-30 platform. Upgraded and enhanced, it’s a simple, reliable and very comfortable-to-shoot weapon by virtue of its manageable recoil. Packing a 26-inch barrel and an overall length of 48 inches, the AR-30A1 weighs in at 15 pounds and is capable of effective accuracy out to an astounding 1,200 yards and beyond. For those who need more “punch” than the ubiquitous .308, but not the extreme power of the .50 BMG, the .338 Lapua Magnum AR-30A1 would be an outstanding choice.
Read more at https://www.tactical-life.com/magazines/guns-and-weapons/armalite-ar-30a1-338-lm/.

STEYR ARMS AUG/A3 SA 5.56mm
An iconic design that happens to be a revolutionary, game-changing weapon platform, the Steyr AUG has a devoted following. Instead of conforming to a traditional long gun design, it has its action and magazine behind the pistol grip, in the buttstock portion of the rifle, shortening the overall length of the firearm while still retaining a reasonable barrel length to maintain ballistic performance. With a revered military background, militaries and law enforcement units around the world have employed the Austrian-designed AUG weapon system. And, with the new A3 variant, domestic LEOs have access to one of the modern and enhanced variants available today.
Read more at https://www.tactical-life.com/magazines/guns-and-weapons/steyr-arms-auga3-sa-556mm/.

DANIEL DEFENSE M4 PATROL RIFLE PACKAGE
All too often officers have to pay for things like firearms, leather and related equipment out of pocket, so it’s always nice to see a really good deal. Just such a deal comes from one of the leaders in AR-platform rifles, Daniel Defense. The DDM4v1 carbine is now available in a Patrol Rifle Package for LEOs that includes a Daniel Defense vertical grip, an adjustable rear Magpul MBUS backup sight, a Magpul MOE adjustable stock and more. In addition to the Patrol Rifle Package, Daniel Defense offers three other LE-only packages—the Lightweight Package, the Special Services Package and the Designated Marksman Package. All are all great in their own ways, but the Patrol Rifle Package is probably the best all-around option for the street cop looking for a good long gun for his cruiser.
Read more at https://www.tactical-life.com/magazines/guns-and-weapons/daniel-defense-m4-patrol-rifle-package/.

HECKLER & KOCH MR556A1 5.56mm
The piston-driven HK416 has earned a strong reputation among elite warriors due to its success in combat under the harshest conditions and a proven track record that reflects reliability, durability and accuracy. In response to a growing demand for a civilian version, Heckler & Koch has introduced its MR556A1 rifle, which features enhancements over the military version. Featuring a piston-operated gas system, the MR556A1 provides cleaner running performance.
Read more at https://www.tactical-life.com/magazines/guns-and-weapons/heckler-koch-mr556a1/.

RUGER MINI-14 TACTICAL 5.56mm
For nearly 40 years, this rifle has been considered one of the most popular self-loading rifles. The similarity between the Mini-14 and the classic M14 battle rifle is not a coincidence. Several innovations and modifications to the core engineering have been incorporated into the Mini-14 Tactical’s design so that it could become an instant hit with law enforcement. The Mini-14 is an easy-to-wield, tough-as-nails carbine not only because of gas piston operating system, which does not blow dirty gases directly into the action. Complete with all of the options that 21st century street cops should like, it combines the best features of the M1 Garand and M14 with modern technology and manufacturing.
Read more at https://www.tactical-life.com/magazines/guns-and-weapons/ruger-mini-14-tactical-556mm/.

DS ARMS SA58 PARA 7.62mm
The battlefield-proven FAL works and does so under almost all conditions. Its durability is directly related to the gas-operated, short-stroke piston system that rides above the barrel, as well as its excellent handling characteristics and easy-to-operate controls. To boot, the FAL family is blessed with a powerful cartridge in order to defeat hardened targets and deliver effective hits on opponents. Of course, DSA’s FALs have been described as the finest versions ever made, given that their upper receivers are CNC-machined from 4140 forgings, and the DSA SA58 Para is an excellent example of the company’s quality today.
Read more at https://www.tactical-life.com/magazines/special-weapons/sneak-peek-ds-arms-sa58-para-7-62mm/.

WINDHAM WEAPONRY CARBON FIBER SRC 5.56mm
It’s usually the case that lighter is better. When it comes to the AR platform, every ounce counts. Fortunately, a material lighter and even more advanced than aluminum exists—carbon fiber—and Windham Weaponry has put it to good use in its new Carbon Fiber SRC (Sight Ready Carbine), shaving off nearly half a pound from the standard AR weight. Everything about this gun was done with the end-user in mind. Both dependability and light weight are the rifle’s calling cards. One-hundred-percent American made, the rest of the Carbon Fiber SRC and its unique design speaks for itself. Shooting from unconventional positions and engaging targets at various ranges should be a breeze with this 5.56mm.
Read more at https://www.tactical-life.com/magazines/guns-and-weapons/windham-weaponry-carbon-fiber-src-ar-15/.

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