Survival Weapons and Tactics. S.W.A.T. Magazine evaluates the latest weapons, gear, tactics and training courses for personal and professional armed response. All brought to you by our staff of experienced trainers, operators, law enforcement and military personnel. S.W.A.T.’s reputation for unbiased reporting is legendary. Expect no advertiser puff pieces! Our renewed focus on survival is helping readers who want to live off the grid or just be prepared for any natural or manmade disaster.