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Side view of MTs255
Type Shotgun
Place of origin  Russia
Production history
Designer TsKIB-SOO
Designed 1993
Manufacturer TsKIB-SOO
Weight 3.7 kg (12)/ 3.4 kg (20)/ 3.3 kg (28)/ 3.1 kg (32, .410)
Length 1115 mm (12)/ 1065 mm (20, 28, 32, .410)
Barrel length 755 mm (12)/ 705 mm (20, 28, 32, .410)

Cartridge 12, 20, 28, 32, .410 gauge
Action Double-action
Feed system 5 rounds
Sights Iron sights
With action open

The MTs255 (Russian: МЦ255) is a shotgun fed by a 5-round internal revolving cylinder. It is produced by the TsKIB SOO Central Design and Research Bureau of Sporting and Hunting Arms. The Russian-made guns are available in 12, 20, 28 and 32 gauges, and .410 bore.

The MTs255 is unique in that the forearm extends nearly all the way back to the cylinder. The shotgun is reloaded in a manner consistent with that of most modern revolvers, by unlocking the cylinder, and swinging it away from the frame to the left and down.

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