Tactical

Whether it’s a peek at a new AR package or a review on the best concealed carry handguns, Gun Digest’s tactical section has you covered. Expert videos, articles and blogs give you the latest scuttle on everything from sniper rifles to the hot new tactical accessories. Tactical TrainingTactical AccessoriesTactical OpticsTactical/Military Arms BlogAR-15 Pistons DownloadAR-15 Maintenance Download

Israel Weapons Industries has introduced its new sniper rifle, the DAN .338 a .338 Lupua Magnum.

IWI Introduces Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Israel Weapons Industries continues to make plenty of waves in the tactical world. Its most recent, a new bolt-action sniper rifle, is a marked break from the company's previous precision platforms.

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Video: Ruger LC9s Features

The all new, striker-fired Ruger LC9s features a short, light, crisp trigger pull for faster shooting and improved accuracy. Its slim, lightweight design provides compact personal protection.

Glock 42 Review.

New Kid on the Glock: Glock 42 Review

Perhaps more than any other handgun introduction in 2014, this one caught the attention of concealed carry fans everywhere. In this Glock 42 review, Dick Jones gives his impression.

Striker-fired pistol challenge.

The Striker-Fired Pistol Challenge

A range test with three popular striker-fired pistols - Glock 17, Smith & Wesson M&P and Springfield XDm - reveals how this design became a winner.

The AR-15 rifle in .223/5.56 is an excellent rifle for woman shooters thanks to its compact size and light recoil. Patrick Hayes Photo

AR-15 Review: Colt LE6920MP USA

With a nod toward the AR’s patriotic parentage as the platform created for the U.S. military, the Colt LE6920MP USA looks as cool as it shoots.

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Fast Draw Vs. Good Ready, Part 2

In Part 1 on this topic, I suggested that keeping a good eye on your environment and getting your hand on the gun early — what I call the “Good Ready” — was preferable for armed citizens over trying to depend on a fast draw in a life-threatening situation. That raised a few hackles.

SilencerCo recently unveiled the Salvo 12, which it touts as the first commercially-viable shotgun suppressor. Photo: SilencerCo.

SilencerCo Making Noise with Shotgun Suppressor

The interest in suppressors continues to grow and now has crossed over to the shotgun world. The Salvo 12 aims to be a suppressor for the masses with SilencerCo touting it as the first commercially-viable shotgun suppressor.

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Breakdown: AR-15 Disassembly Slideshow

The AR is one of the easiest firearms to pull apart and reassemble. Follow this AR-15 disassembly slideshow to learn how to perform this essential skill the right way.