|Place of origin||Italy|
|Wars||War in Afghanistan|
|Feed system||7+1 round box magazine|
The PM-5 was developed by the Italian company Valtro and used by various police and military forces, including the French Navy. The PM-5 has a removable magazine, and it is available with either a fixed stock or a folding stock.
They are reportedly actually manufactured by Benelli. Imports has been banned for several years now but are used in Europe by numerous security forces. Both 7- and 10-round magazines have been manufactured, although the 7-round magazine is much more common.
Renowned for their simplicity, light weight and reliability, the shotgun has sold on the US market for as much as $1200.00. Currently PM-5 model produced by Brixia Shotguns in Italy, a company that bought Valtro Brand after it declared bankruptcy.