The Italian designed Benelli M4 semi-automatic shotgun has served alongside the members of the United States Marine Corps for over the past two decades, and is also a popular commercial option.
The Stoeger Double Defense break-action, double-barreled shotguns are set up purely for home defense, and come in 12-ga. and 20-ga. versions.
Despite a versatile hybrid design that allows it to operate as a pump-action or as a semi-automatic with a flick of the wrist, Benelli’s convertible M3 has yet to receive its due in the American market
Of all the options for home-defense arms, the shotgun has long been a staple for such scenarios, as explored here with Benelli's semi-automatic, 12-ga. M4 shotgun set up according to the teachings of Tom Givens of Rangemaster Firearms Training.
Savage Arms announced it will sponsor the Canadian University Shooting Foundation, which sustains competitive shooting sports between Canadian universities and colleges.