Benelli’s M3 Super 90

The King of Tactical Shotguns Benelli’s M3 Super 90

The goal of this column is to inform Shooting Illustrated’s readers of top shotguns, shotgun techniques and training for self-defense. But, when I talk about a specific gun, it often alienates one camp from the discussion.

First Look: Escort SD-X Versatile Tactical Shotgun

Escort recently introduced the SD-X Versatile Tactical Shotgun, which is chambered in 12 gauge and .410-bore and utilizes a modern sporting shotgun platform.

Range Review: Mossberg 930 Thunder Ranch Shotgun

The shotgun still has a place in your home-defense toolkit, and the Mossberg 930 Thunder Ranch is a great option to fill that need.

Review: TriStar KRX Tactical Shotgun

Like the AR-15 but want something chambered in 12-gauge? The TriStar Arms KRX Tactical shotgun might be just what you're looking for.

Review: Benelli M4 Cerakote Shotgun

There weren’t many things Benelli could do to improve the M4 Tactical Shotgun’s functionality, so it enhanced its value and appeal with Cerakote.

Review: Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun

Sporting an overall length shorter than 38 inches, the Beretta 1301 Tactical shotgun is blazing fast and feature-packed.

New Tactical Shotguns for 2017

2017 saw the release of several tactical shotguns, all designed with heavy use and home defense in mind. Check out the roundup here.

A*B Arms Launches MOD*X M500 Tactical Shotgun System

A*B Arms entered the aftermarket shotgun accessories market with the MOD*X M500 system.

TriStar KRX Tactical Shotgun

Looking for an AR-15-ish platform, but in the mighty 12 gauge? TriStar has just the thing.

Weatherby PA-459 TR 8-Shot

Weatherby’s new tactical pump-action shotgun leaves little to be desired.

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