With its rock solid reputation on the streets and on the battlefield, the Mossberg® 590A1™ has become the choice for the modern duty shotgun. Men and women in uniform need a rugged, dependable firearm they can rely on day in and day out, no matter the conditions. Mossberg's 590A1 shotguns have posted the credentials and track record over several decades to earn their trust. Previously offered almost exclusively to law enforcement agencies and military organizations, Mossberg now offers civilians 590A1 Special Purpose™ models built to the same rigorously-tested specifications demanded by those in uniform. Specifications that include a heavy-walled parkerized barrel, metal trigger guard assembly, metal safety button, and an upgraded magazine tube that can easily be opened for cleaning and is readily adaptable for a magazine extension. The receiver-mounted safety is convenient for right or left-handed shooters; simply push the button forward and you’re ready to fire. In addition, every Mossberg Special Purpose shotgun features a host of proven Mossberg features like an anti-jam elevator, dual extractors for reliable feeding, and positive shot shell extraction and ejection. The result? A rugged, dependable shotgun you can count on—just like the pros do. Variety and adaptability are hallmarks of the 590A1 platform, with tactical configurations offered to suit any need.