the Mossberg 940 Pro Tactical is a great choice for home defense

Mossberg has released the newest member of its 940 Pro family of 12-gauge shotguns: the optic-ready Mossberg 940 Pro Tactical 8-shot autoloading shotgun.

Mossberg 940 Pro Tactical Features

Based on Mossberg’s cleaner-running and redesigned gas-operating system, the 940 Pro Tactical delivers ease of operation, reliability, adjustability and performance-driven features including optic-ready receiver; oversized controls; M-LOK® compatibility; stock adjustability; and an 18.5-inch barrel with interchangeable choke system.

Like all 940 Pro shotguns, the 940 Pro Tactical has corrosion-resistant internal parts and finishes including nickel boron-coated gas piston, magazine tube, hammer and sear. The durable gas system is compatible with factory-manufactured 2.75 and 3-inch shotshells; provides for faster, more reliable cycling; because of that the gun can run up to 1,500 rounds between cleaning intervals. 

Optics Ready and Threaded for Chokes

To maximize functionality, the 940 Pro Tactical is loaded with performance-driven features. First, it starts with receiver cuts to accept the direct mounting of micro-dot sights (Shield RMSc footprint). Direct mounting of the optic provides for proper eye alignment and quicker target acquisition when shouldering the gun. A cover plate is included for when an optic is not mounted. Receivers are also drilled and tapped for the option of adding rail-mounted optics.

The 18.5-inch barrel features a matte finish and a fiber optic front sight. The barrel accepts interchangeable AccuChoke choke tubes, furthermore the gun includes a Cylinder choke tube. Additionally, an enlarged and beveled loading port, elongated, pinch-free elevator and bright orange anodized follower enable ease of loading. The knurled, extended charging handle and oversized, ergonomic bolt release lever provide for positive manipulation when loading. Additionally, the extended magazine tube allows for a 7+1 round capacity with 2.75-inch shells and the barrel clamp features a sling swivel stud plus dual-sided M-LOK compatible-slots for the addition of accessories.

User Adjustable Stock

Completing the 940 Pro Tactical is a user-adjustable length-of-pull synthetic stock with a range of 12.5 – 14.25 inches and adjustability for drop at comb and cast with the use of incremental stock shims. The synthetic forend has a slim profile; and both stock and forend feature Mossberg’s signature aggressive texturing for a secure grip and black matte finish.

Mossberg set the standard for defensive shotguns with its family of 500®/590®/590A1 pump-actions. Now the optic-ready 940 Pro Tactical autoloader joins the family. It’s features enhance durability, ease of operation and functionality. Lastly, for more information on the 940 Pro Tactical and the complete line of Mossberg security shotguns, please visit

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