M500 Shotgun

M500 Shotgun

Mission:
Increases the Soldier’s capability for door breaching and crowd control.

Description:
The M500 Shotgun provides short-range lethal and less-than-lethal crowd control and door-breaching capabilities with appropriate ammunition types. It is a manually (slide) operated repeating shotgun chambered in 12 gauge, with an integral five-round tubular magazine. The M500 is commonly issued to infantry, military police, engineers and armorers.

Specifications:

  • Caliber: 12-gauge
  • Weight: 7.7 pounds
  • Length: 39.5 inches
  • Range: Ammunition dependent