Benelli M3 Super 90 [Shotgun]:

The Benelli M3 Super 90 is specially designed for use by law enforcement agencies and anti-terrorist units. The shotgun uses a gas operated, rotating bolt system which allows the user to select either semi-automatic fire or manual pump-action pressing the command lever set into the front of the weapon's handguard. The reason for this is when using a type of cartridge that does not normally have the recoil energy to cycle the automatic mechanism is used in the weapon. This include flares and some types of non-lethal ammunition.

The M3 Super 90 is available with a standard "hunting" buttstock or a pistol grip stock for better control. Shwon above is with folding bustock and pistol grip. The barrel is threaded for use with a varity of attachments. These include adjustable chokes, door breechers, and recoil compensators. The weapon also includes a "ghost-ring" sighting system which allows the firer to aim with both eyes open if manual sighting is used.

Weight: 7.6 pounds (3.45 kg)
Caliber: 12 Gauge
Barrel Length: 19.75 inches (50.16 cm)
Overall Length: 41 inches (104 cm), 31 inches (78.7 cm) with stock folded
Action: Gas Operated or Pump Action Selectable
Mode of Fire: Semi-Automatic or Pump Action
Range: 300 ft (90 m)
Magazine: 8+1 rounds
Cost: $ 1000
Made in: Italy
Special: Able to switch between Semi-Auto and Pump-Action. Can use a variety of different attachments.

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