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Shotguns - Combat, Security and Sport Types

The Shotgun remains the world's ultimate 'lock-pick' and defender - close-quarters resolution at its finest.

Shotguns - Combat, Security and Sport Types

The Shotgun remains the world's ultimate 'lock-pick' and defender - close-quarters resolution at its finest.

OVERVIEW



The shotgun has evolved across many levels since its inception - military, security, law enforcement, crowd/riot control, target shooting, game shooting. Generally speaking, there are three major categories concerning shotgun types - 'pump-action', 'break-action', and 'autoloading'. Pump-action types rely on manual actuation of a pumping-slide facility to fill/clear the chamber. Break-actions 'break' open to expose the breech for reloading and are further divided into single-shot, dual-shot over-and-under and dual-shot side-by-side. Autoloaders, as their name implies, are designed around a self-loading action which handles loading the chamber as well as shell ejection automatically. These are sometimes mistakenly considered automatic weapons but are, by their very action, nothing more than semi-automatic firearms.


Shotgun calibers are noted through 'gauges', a term used to identify the inside diameter of the barrel. The term is based on the number of lead balls (these being the same diameter as the gun's bore size) required to equal one pound. The most popular gauge is the 12-gauge which indicates twelve lead balls to equal a pound. Similarly, 28-gauge indicates twenty-eight lead balls to equal a pound. Contrary to caliber sizes used in other firearms and artillery systems, the lower the gauge value of a shotgun, the larger the bore. Thusly, a 28-gauge shotgun sports a barrel much smaller than that of a 10-gauge with the most common gauges bring 10-, 12-, 16- 20- and 28-gauge. '.410' is another gauge value though simply identified by its bore size, much smaller than the preceding 28-gauge. Smaller gauge shotguns are generally suitable for firing by smaller-framed adults and youth.


There are a total of 48 Shotguns - Combat, Security and Sport Types in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.





#1
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the AAI CAWS (Close Assault Weapon System)
AAI CAWS (Close Assault Weapon System)
Prototype Assault Shotgun
#2
2007
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Akdal MKA 1919
Akdal MKA 1919
Semi-Automatic Combat Shotgun
#3
1983
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Armsel Striker
Armsel Striker
Semi-Automatic Shotgun
#4
1994
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Benelli M1 Super 90
Benelli M1 Super 90
Shotgun
#5
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Benelli M3 Super 90
Benelli M3 Super 90
Pump-Action / Semi-Automatic Shotgun
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1999
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Benelli M4 Super 90 (M1014 JSCS)
Benelli M4 Super 90 (M1014 JSCS)
Semi-Automatic Combat Shotgun
#7
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beretta RS-200
Beretta RS-200
Combat Shotgun
#8
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bernardelli B4
Bernardelli B4
Tactical Combat Shotgun
#9
1720
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blunderbuss
Blunderbuss
Short-Barreled, Short-Ranged Musket
#10
1902
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning Auto-5
Browning Auto-5
Self-Loading, Semi-Automatic Shotgun
#11
2008
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN SLP (Self-Loading Police)
Fabrique Nationale FN SLP (Self-Loading Police)
Self-Loading Shotgun
#12
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN TPS (Tactical Police Shotgun)
Fabrique Nationale FN TPS (Tactical Police Shotgun)
Pump-Action Shotgun
#13
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fostech Arms Origin-12
Fostech Arms Origin-12
Semi-Automatic Tactical Shotgun
#14
1990
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Franchi Model PA (Series)
Franchi Model PA (Series)
Pump-Action Tactical Shotgun
#15
1979
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Franchi SPAS-12
Franchi SPAS-12
Semi-Automatic Pump-Action Combat Shotgun
#16
1996
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Franchi SPAS-15
Franchi SPAS-15
Automatic Combat Assault Shotgun
#17
1998
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heckler & Koch FABARM FP6 (HK FP6)
Heckler & Koch FABARM FP6 (HK FP6)
Combat Shotgun
#18
1983
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK CAWS
Heckler & Koch HK CAWS
Select-Fire Automatic Combat Shotgun
#19
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ithaca Model 37
Ithaca Model 37
Sporting / Security / Law Enforcement / Combat Shotgun
#20
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ithaca Model 37 Stakeout
Ithaca Model 37 Stakeout
Pump-Action Military / Security Shotgun
#21
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Izhmash Saiga-12
Izhmash Saiga-12
Semi-Automatic Combat Shotgun
#22
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Izhmash Saiga-410
Izhmash Saiga-410
Shotgun
#23
2011
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kel-Tec KSG
Kel-Tec KSG
Pump-Action Bullpup Shotgun
#24
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Knight's Armament Company Masterkey
Knight's Armament Company Masterkey
Door-Breaching Under-Barrel Shotgun Module
#25
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the KS-23
KS-23
Carbine / Shotgun Assault Weapon
#26
2003
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M26 (MASS)
M26 (MASS)
Modular Accessory Shotgun System
#27
2003
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Molot Vepr-12
Molot Vepr-12
Semi-Automatic Shotgun
#28
2018
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mossberg M590M Shockwave
Mossberg M590M Shockwave
Magazine-Fed Pump-Action Shotgun
#29
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mossberg Model 590
Mossberg Model 590
Pump-Action Shotgun
#30
2005
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the MPS AA-12 (Sledgehammer)
MPS AA-12 (Sledgehammer)
Assault Combat Shotgun
#31
2001
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the NeoStead 2000 (NS2000)
NeoStead 2000 (NS2000)
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
#32
2008
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the NORINCO HP9-1
NORINCO HP9-1
Pump-Action Shotgun
#33
1987
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Pancor Jackhammer
Pancor Jackhammer
Automatic Shotgun
#34
1908
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Remington Model 10 (M10)
Remington Model 10 (M10)
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
#35
1905
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Remington Model 11 (M11 / Remington Autoloading Gun)
Remington Model 11 (M11 / Remington Autoloading Gun)
Semi-Automatic, Self-Loading Shotgun
#36
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Remington Model 1100
Remington Model 1100
Semi-Automatic Auto-loading Shotgun
#37
1950
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Remington Model 870
Remington Model 870
Pump-Action Shotgun
#38
1951
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Remington Model 870 Wingmaster
Remington Model 870 Wingmaster
Manually-Actuated, Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
#39
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Savage Arms M720
Savage Arms M720
Semi-Automatic Shotgun
#40
2016
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SRM Arms Model 1216
SRM Arms Model 1216
Semi-Automatic Shotgun
#41
1910
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Stevens M520 (Model 520)
Stevens M520 (Model 520)
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
#42
1927
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Stevens M620 (Model 620)
Stevens M620 (Model 620)
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
#43
2012
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the UTAS UTS-15
UTAS UTS-15
Pump-Action Tactical Bullpup Shotgun
#44
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Winchester Model 1200
Winchester Model 1200
Pump-Action Shotgun
#45
1978
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Winchester Model 1300
Winchester Model 1300
Combat / Security / Sport Slide-Action Shotgun
#46
1897
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Winchester Model 1897
Winchester Model 1897
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
#47
1912
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Winchester Model 1912
Winchester Model 1912
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
#48
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Zlatoust RB-12 (Bandaevskogo)
Zlatoust RB-12 (Bandaevskogo)
Pump-Action Shotgun