It is brand new UTAS UTS-15A Semi Auto Shotgun with 14+1 rounds capacity. The UTS-15 has a 28.3” overall length with an 18.5” barrel, chambered for 2½”, 2¾”, and 3” magnum ammunition. Constructed primarily of fiber reinforced injection molded polymer, the UTS-15 weighs 6.9 lbs. Additionally, there is a top mounted picatinny rail for the mounting of a wide variety of both iron and optical sights, coupled with Beretta style barrel threading for choke tubes.
The UTS-15 was developed as a result of a request to UTAS made by Smith & Wesson in 2006 to develop “the ultimate police shotgun”. Smith & Wesson’s criteria for the shotgun were: 12 Gauge, pump-action, less than 30″ overall length, and 13-round minimum capacity. UTAS is a Turkish company specializing in firearms design, engineering and OEM manufacturing. Arguably, UTAS is one of the top sporting firearms design companies with their designs being voted “Gun of the Year” by the NRA’s American Rifleman Magazine in 2006 and again in 2007. Although UTAS continues to win awards for beautiful designs, the heart of the company is innovation.