At this moment in time, there are numerous types of guns available on the market. There is strict criteria differentiating most of them, yet being aware of 10 powerful and tactical shotguns is essential when it comes down to purchasing one of your own. In this article, we’ll discuss 10 of the deadliest shotguns available on the market, not ranked in any order.
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We will also cover their main uses, specifications, brief history and so much more. Without further ado, here are 10 incredibly deadly tactical shotguns:
This bullpup 12-gauge pump action shotgun, designed by Kel-Tec features two magazines that can be switched between manually, with ease, by the owner of the gun. Currently, each of the tubes are capable of holding a total of 7, 2.75 inch (70mm), shot shells, or have the possibility to carry six, three inch (76mm) shot shells.
For those who do not know, this particular shotgun is fully manual, which means there is no auto-loading system present on the gun. However, every feature on the gun is positioned ergonomically, thus giving it a tactical feel. With this in mind, the sliding fore-end, for example, is connected to the bolt by two, dual-operating bars, whereas the ammunition feed comes from a total of two, independent magazines, ergonomically located right below the barrel.
Currently, this shotgun is being used by the 707th Special Mission Battalion in South Korea, and by the Recherché Assistance Intervention Dissuasion counter-terrorism strike force, over in France.
SRM ARMS MODEL 1216
This particular model is popular for being a delayed-blowback, but also semi-automatic shotgun, equipped with a 16-round magazine. The SRM Arms Model 1216 was designed with mobility in mind, as it is both light and short, which is why law enforcement prefers to use it. Not only this, but it can also class as a great shotgun for home defence.
Chances are that one of the most unusual features of this device is the detachable magazine which comes along with four tubes. This can hold 2 ¾ inch shells or 3 inch shells, bringing the count to a total of 16. Once inserted into the shotgun, the operator can then proceed to flip a switch, and then rotate the entire magazine to whatever direction he wishes, thus choosing which of the tubes should feed the gun. To reduce weight, this model comes along with a polymer stock, and a steel upper receiver for added strength.
The UTAS UTS-15, which originates from Turkey, is a great, bullpup 12 gauge, pump-action shotgun, which comes along with two, 7-round magazines that can either feed it in a selecting, or an alternating pattern. It is constructed out of fibre reinforced polymer, which makes it both strong, but also light weight. The shotgun also supports various optical and iron sights, alongside with other add-ons.
At this moment in time, some of the main features of the UTAS UTS-15 are its bullpup design, the twin magazine tubes, the top mounted rail, the alternating or selected tube feed, the built-in laser and light controls, alongside with the threaded barrel, thus allowing the gun to be adapted for any situations whatsoever.
This particular, multipurpose shotgun, equipped with a detachable magazine and produced by Molot-Oruzhie Ltd, is one-of-a-kind when it comes down to its design elements, mostly due to the fact that it has been patterned after the popular Kalashnikov rifle, and built directly on top of the RPK light machine gun receiver.
Originating in Russia, and used by both the Russian military and the NATO forces, the gun has several awesome features, including the impossibility for it to suffer from stovepipe malfunctions, fast fire, ergonomics and ease-of-use. Currently, the Vepr-12 is also being used in other applications such as hunting, competition and self-defence use, in countries from all around the world.
MOSSBERG 500 TACTICAL PERSUADER
The Mossberg 500 Tactical Persuader is part of the series of pump action shotguns that have been manufactured by the popular O.F. Mossberg & Sons gun firm. Most of the guns in this series have the same, receiver and action, yet they differ when it comes down to barrel length, bore size, choke options, stock and forearm materials, but also magazine capacity. Chances are that the Tactical Persuader is one of the best in this series, built for tactical use by law enforcement, the military and even the public in some cases.
The gun is built to withstand wear, help operators with ergonomics, and is meant for mobility, judging by the fact that it only weighs around 3 kg.
Italian shotguns have made quite a name for themselves on the gun market, thanks to the high quality of the materials being used, alongside with the features implemented. The Benelli M4 Super 90, represents a semi-automatic shotgun, manufactured by the Benelli Armi SpA firm.
The gun has been designed in such a way to support the auto regulating gas operated system, present on the shotgun. The preliminary testing carried out for this tactical shotgun has shown quite a large level of reliability, as it can function for around 25,000 rounds fired, without needing any replacements.
For those who do not know, the Remington Model 870 is a popular tactical shotgun, manufactured by the Remington Arms Company. At this moment in time, this particular model is highly used by law enforcement military organizations from all around the world, but also by the public for hunting and sport shooting.
Its weight is also fairly well, thus giving it a good mobility. In terms of its design, this shotgun has been built with ease of use in mind. It features a side ejecting, and bottom-loading receiver, alongside with a tubular magazine situated right under the barrel, an internal hammer but also dual action bars.
The FN SLP, which also stands for Self-Loading Police Shotgun is a great tactical weapon that is currently being designed and manufactured by the FN Herstal Company. What makes it different when compared to many of its counterparts is the fact that it is gas-operated. In 2009, this weapon was named the 2009 Shotgun of the Year, and for good reason.
It is easy to use, it fires fast, and all features and buttons are placed in an ergonomic position. All of the SLP shotguns are shipped with a locking device and its keys, alongside with a Standard Invertor, modified choke tubes and an improved cylinder.
SUPER BLACK EAGLE II SHOTGUN
This semi-automatic weapon has set the standard for semi-auto styling on most other shotguns, but also for versatility and performance, thanks to its advanced specs and numerous features. To put things better into perspective, the upper Black Eagle II Shotgun comes along with an ultra-reliable inertia driven system, a recoil reduction system, left hand configurations and a great barrel and choke tubes.
Barrel lengths differ based on what type of weapon you’re looking for, and range from 24 to 28 inch. This weapon is great both for hunting and sports shooting, but is also tactically used by law enforcement agencies.
Last but not least, we also have the Benelli Supernova, which is a pump action shotgun, most popular for its use on self-defence. Chances are that its main feature is the one-piece receiver it comes along with, together with the stock that has a shim kit. The shotgun also has a large trigger guard, and is both durable and reliable.
To enhance the overall quality of the shotgun, Benelli has added a couple of features, including the possibility of installing advanced add-ons, but also a recoil reducer and the chamber empty button.