The Mossberg M-590 is the military variant of the pump-action shotgun Mossberg 500.
Mossberg 590 One of the most common multiply Guns with charge moving
with the gun (pump action shotguns). Released in 1962 year. Now available in various versions, for both hunting, and for Police, Security and self-defense. Hunting versions are available with length of barrels 24, 26 or 28 inches (61, 66 or 71 cm) with different, including replacement, chokes, ventilated rib or rifle sights, shops for 5-6 rounds. Modifications are not intended for hunting, are shop for 5-8 rounds, sight consisting of a front sight or diopter sights, and barrel length of 14, 18.5 or 20 inches (36, 47 or 51 cm) with a cylindrical drilling to allow use of almost any caliber of the bullets. Shotguns are available in variants of 12-th (500A), 20 th (500C) and .410 th (500E) caliber chambered in 76 mm (a variant of a gun 12-gauge chambered in 89mm).
For military purposes produced version Mossberg 590, featuring a different mount the barrel to the store (nut instead of screws), a more durable black finish and a number of other changes.
In Mexico, under the name of Maverick in 1988 produced a cheaper version of the Mossberg M-590, distinguished by slight changes in the structure
Mossberg 590 is a typical pump-action shotgun, which is reloaded movement forearm back and forth, and the bar
rel is locked inside the gate moves up and down battle for the striker cut in the shank of the barrel. The cartridges are fed from the under-barrel tubular magazine of varying lengths.
Top receiver has four screw holes intended for mounting under the bars Optical, Kolimatornye or diopter sights.
The barrel, bolt, most parts of firing mechanism and other parts made from steel, receiver (which is the only license plate detail) is made of aluminum alloy (its strength is ensured by a large thick metal), the base trigger mechanism and pistol grip are made of plastic, butt and forearm - from plastic or wood.
A characteristic feature of this shotgun is the fuse on the top of the receiver and run your thumb. According to most shooters, this guard, the same fuses double barrel shotguns, convenient to use on most pump action shotguns fuse in the form of buttons on the trigger guard, managed forefinger. Furthermore, such a fuse is equally useful when shooting with both the right and the left shoulder.
- Malaysia: Malaysian Special Operations Force.
- Netherlands: 590DA1 is used by the Korps Commandotroepen of the Royal Netherlands Army.
- United States
- Platinum: Single Action
- Caliber: 12 Gauge, 20 Gauge, .410 Bore
- Length: 104.1 cm (51 inches with gun butts and fixed)
- Barrel length: 45.72 cm in most cases and 50.8 cm, other lengths available
- Capacity: nine strokes (cartridge 70 mm), eight strokes (76 mm cartridge), seven strokes or less on models with shotgun
- Weight (empty weapon): 3.17 kg (with 51 cm barrel and stock fixed)
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