The Fort Knox Defender Gun Safes take a considerable step up from the Maverick series while still remaining very practical while compared to competing safe manufacturers. The Defender gun safe has impressive design standards that are equivalent to the mid-level or high-end products of most other manufacturers. Compare the steel thickness, details, value, and security of the Fort Knox Defender gun safes and see how they stand out from the rest of the safe industry. With its heavy 10 gauge steel body, thicker door construction, and 90 minute fire rating at 1680°F, the Defender remains an affordable and practical choice for those looking to upgrade their protection while still retaining a very competitive price point. For these reasons, the Defender gun safe is one of Fort Knox’s most popular offerings. With many sizes to offer, Defender gun safes come in the Defender 4026, 6026, 6031, 6637, 7241, 7251 and 7261 sizes. One of these sizes should be perfect for you safe needs. As with all of Fort Knox safes, the Fort Knox Defender Gun Safes are proudly made in the United States and boast the most comprehensive lifetime warranty. This includes the lock, interior, handle/bolt work, mechanism, clutch, and body of the vault.