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EMEI EM123 shotgun (China)

The EM123 shotgun is produced in China by Chongqing Jianshe Industries and exported through the state-owned corporation China South Industries Group. This tcatical style semi-automatic shotgun is patterned after highly popular AR-10 and AR-15 style rifles, although no major parts or assemblies of this shotgun are compatible with AR-style rifles. EM123 shotgun can be used by police or security forces, as well as by civilians, for sport, hunting and home defense.


EM123 shotgun
EM123 shotgun


EM123 shotgun is a gas operated, semi-automatic weapon. It uses short stroke piston with manual gas regulator and has 3” (76mm) chamber. Barrel is locked using rotary bolt with 8 lugs that engage the barrel nut. Upper and lower receivers are made from aluminum alloy and connected by two cross-pins. All controls, including the T-shaped charging handle, manual safety, magazine release and bolt release buttons are patterned after AR-15 rifle. Ammunition is fed from proprietary box magazines, made from plastic and holding 5 rounds in a single stack. Sighting equipment (iron sights or red dot sights) can be installed using integrated Picatinny rail. Additional tactical equipment can be installed using optional M-LOK equipped aluminum forend. EM123 shotgun is normally fitted with fixed shoulder stock that has rubber buttpad.


EM123 shotgun
EM123 shotgun


Specification Value
Full text name EMEI EM123 shotgun (China)
Caliber cartridge 12 Gauge
Action type semi-automatic
Trigger type sa
Overall length, mm 960
Barrel length, mm 475
Weight empty, kg 4,15
Magazine capacity, rounds 5