The May 2018 issue of S.W.A.T. is currently on newsstands everywhere.
The M4/M4A1 is the finest carbine in the world but still relies on technology from the 1980s. Former Special Forces soldier Jeff Gurwitch offers his top five recommended upgrades to the M4 based on his experience including seven combat deployments.
LWRCI is well-known for making quality modern sporting rifles. While most are chambered for 5.56x45mm, in the May issue we have a comprehensive report on LWRCI’s Rapid Engagement Precision Rifle (R.E.P.R.). Find out how it performed.
The May S.W.A.T. Sweepstakes features Windham Weaponry’s long-range rifle chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. The winner of this prize package also receives 200 rounds of Hornady 140-grain Extremely Low Drag Match, a Rugged Pelican 1720 Case for storage and transport, and a Spyderco Shaman knife, for a total value of over $2,600.
Everyone likes to shoot steel targets, but they have two disadvantages: cost and weight. Reasonably priced and easy to transport and set up at the range, MGM’s Plate Rack in a Bucket overcomes these problems. After reading the article, you may decide it fits perfectly into your training as well as your budget.
S.W.A.T. staff writer Bob Pilgrim visited a unique training venue that tests the tactics, fitness, phobias, and equipment of any tactical team, individual, or group that wants to experience the challenges of obstacles, rough terrain, ropes, and a small army of unknown-distance reactive targets.
Other features cover the viability of lever-action rifles, emergency ice packs for a power outage, and a look at 20-gauge shotguns. All this and more, includingS.W.A.T.’s must-read columns.
Now in its 36th year of continuous publication, S.W.A.T. remains the magazine savvy shooters turn to for honest, comprehensive evaluations of firearms, gear and training. Not just for law enforcement, S.W.A.T. is where the cop on the beat shakes hands with the man on the street.