The Benelli M3 (NZ) 12 gauge shotgun is configurable with two different barrel lengths and is able to be operated in either pump-action or semi-automatic mode which is selected by the user.
|Length||800-1100mm (configuration dependent)|
|Weight||3-5 kg (configuration and ammunition dependent)|
To meet mission requirements it can be configured with a range of ancillaries such as: long or short barrel, torch, auxiliary aiming devices, holographic sights, and multiple ammunition natures.
Various ammunition natures are used, primarily in the less than lethal role such as: distraction rounds, bean bag, and rubber buck shot.