A U.S. Marine fires an M4 with a Trijicon RCO (Rifle Combat Optic).
Smith & Wesson Ladysmith
Standard with fitted carry/storage case
Protecting Home Base
The short-barreled (18- to 18.5-inch) 12-gauge pump shottie, such as this Mossberg Model 500 Thunder Ranch Edition, is perhaps the most effective and reliable tool for defending the homestead. (Photo by Rohrbachphoto.com)