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[SHOT Show 2017] UTS15 Shotgun

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Looking for a shottie with moar bullets and a sorta Starship Troopers look to it? Take a gander at the UTS-15. It's a 15 round 12 gauge from the Turkish company UTAS; they'll have the dual tube shottie at Booth #15164 during the NSSF SHOT Show 2017.

SHOT Show 2017: UTS15 Shotgun

UTS 15 by UTAS

Innovative mechanical design, innovative manufacturing processes and innovative materials used in firearms production, define UTAS and set the company apart from other's in the firearms industry. Along with numerous design innovations, the new UTS-15 military and police combat shotgun recently developed by UTAS will be the first shotgun every produced with a receiver produced 100% from polymer. In fact over 80% of the gun is fabricated from fiber reinforced injection molded polymer.

The following is what UTAS has to say about the UTS-15:

  • Pump-action 12- gauge shotgun chambered for 2 ½”, 2 ¾” & 3” magnum ammunition.
  • Dual 7-round magazines with automatic alternating or selectable feed, snap open loading ports and cartridge counter magazine followers*
  • Integrated top mounted picatinny rail for iron sights or optics.
  • Windage adjustable rear sight with flip up large aperture peep or big game V. Elevation adjustable front sight.*
  • Technical polymer receiver with integrated spring loaded shell feeding device and quick removable fire control housing containing the hammer, sear and disconnector.
  • Spring assisted pin ejector.
  • Fiber reinforced flip up stock / shell funnel.
  • Fiber reinforced butt plate with 1”, 8 durometer (A scale) energy absorbing recoil pad.
  • 4140 steel bolt body, precision machined and heat treated 4140 steel rotary bolt heat with three locking lugs.
  • Precision machined and heat treated 4140 barrel extension with three locking lug mortises.*
  • Precision machined 4140 steel barrel with muzzle threaded to accept Beretta style chokes.
  • Precision machined 4140 steel flash suppressor with strike bezel and full length knurling.*
  • Internally mounted point-and-shoot high intensity lens focused LED spotlight and full adjustable laser sight, push button operated.*
  • Forward, rear and mid-point quick detachable sling swivel mointing points. Mil Spec quick detachable swivels.*
  • Matt black non-glare textured finish on all polymer parts.
  • Matt black chrome or black oxide on all steel parts.
  • Matt black non-glare anodizing on all aluminum parts.
  • Overall length 28.3”.
  • Weight 6.9 lbs.
  • No tools required field stripping in 45 seconds.

*Sights, breeching choke, laser / spotlight are not included on the Standard UTS-15; available as an accessory for an additional charge.

UTS 15 black

For more information on the UTAS UTS-15 and XTR12 visit their website.

This has been a special SHOT Show installment of Industry News. It is not a review nor an endorsement.

What is the NSSF SHOT Show?

The NSSF SHOT Show (Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show) and Conference is an annual event held by the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Typically attended by thousands of people from all 50 states and over a hundred countries, it is (quite rightfully) described as the “…world's premier exposition of combined firearms, ammunition, law enforcement, cutlery, outdoor apparel, optics, and related products and services.
Imagine the Worlds' Fair, but packed with everything from mini-guns and every breed of body armor, bows and boots; from eye pro and ear pro to optics and ordnance, socks to swords…you get the idea. If you'd like to see a sampling of the companies who will be showing at this year's SHOT, there's a live map right here, though it doesn't reflect the organizations set up elsewhere, in hotel suites, etc
View imagery from our coverage of last year's SHOT Show here; 2015's is right here.
SHOT 2017 Schedule
January 15 — Special invite-only events; Veterans Training Fund/Wishes for Warriors at The Ranch, SIG Sauer Range Day, and others
January 16 — Media on the Range, Boulder City Rifle & Pistol Club
January 17 — 20, 2016
Sands Expo and Convention Center
Las Vegas, Nevada
Tuesday, January 17 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 18 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 19 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday, January 20 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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