M6 Aircrew Survival Weapon

M6 Aircrew Survival Weapon

The M6 Air Crew Survival Weapon was a specially made firearm issued to the United States Air Force aircraft crews to help forage for food in the event of a plane crash.

The weapon was a superposed ("over-under") combination gun, with a rifle barrel located above the shotgun barrel. The rifle barrel fired a .22 Hornet bullet and the shotgun barrel was chambered for a .410 bore shell

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... of manufacturers have made versions of the M6 ... registration and is taxed in the United States as an Any Other Weapon by US federal law. 12-inch barreled pistol and a 18-inch barreled rifle version called the M6 Scout, both of which are free from special restrictions ...

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