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

ARES Defense SCR

New ARES Semi-Automatic Rifle Legal in All 50 States

There have been a handful of states that have made it difficult, if not impossible to own an AR. ARES Defense aims to defeat these onerous laws with the introduction of a rifle based off the popular semi-automatic, yet is legal coast to coast.

The Glock and Kahr Arms pistols are popular striker fired semi-auto pistols for concealed carry.

Semi-Autos for Concealed Carry

From Concealed Carry for Women, author Gila Hayes explores some of the many semi-automatic pistols sold, summarizing their various options and how they operate.

Grant Cunningham.

Interview with Grant Cunningham

How a do-it-yourself project on a Colt Python turned into a career path as a revolver gunsmith, firearms instructor and book author.

Tactical Shotgun

Full Fury of Catamount’s Tactical Shotgun

Whether talking home defense or ultimate survival gun, plenty of arguments can be made for the shotgun as the one type of firearm that will serve those purposes best. It also doesn’t hurt if it boasts a little visual intimidation factor and tactical attitude.

Although there has been some intial bias towards the AR as a hunting firearm, more and more sportsmen are favoring the AR as the gun of choice when heading into the woods. Patrick Hayes Photo

ARs in Deer Camp?

One 2011 study commissioned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation found that just over 18 percent of all gun owners now own an AR-style rifle (probably higher since 2013). Of those, nearly 20 percent say they use their ARs for hunting.