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H&K CAWS (Fallout 2)

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H&K CAWS
Fo2 H&K CAWS
Damage & attacks
damage15 - 25
damage typeNormal
att. modes
Single(Action PointsIcon action 5, RangeIcon range 30)
Burst(Action PointsIcon action 6, RangeIcon range 20)
Ammunition
ammo type12 gauge shotgun shell
ammo cap.10
burst rounds5
Requirements
strength req.6
hands req.2
Other
weight5 pounds
value
4750
Technical
prototype id00000268
 
Gametitle-FO2
Gametitle-FO2

The Heckler & Koch CAWS (H&K CAWS) is a prototype automatic shotgun—designed as a combat shotgun—co-produced by Heckler & Koch and Winchester/Olin during the 1980s. It was Heckler & Koch's entry in to the U.S military's Close Assault Weapon System program.

Fallout 2 description

The H&K CAWS is a small gun in Fallout 2.

CharacteristicsEdit

Superior version of the combat shotgun, but also a fair bit more expensive. Longer range and more shells per burst, but smaller magazine capacity. It does more damage per shot than the FN FAL but less damage per burst.

LocationsEdit

  • There are many locations you can find this weapon, but the earliest time you can find it is during a slaver Random encounter outside of Vault City.
  • A raider in Vault 15 also holds this weapon.

Behind the scenesEdit

Outside of the Fallout universe, the H&K CAWS was a recoil-operated, bullpup-configuration shotgun prototype designed to fire high-impulse shotshells using tungsten buckshot or flechettes with an effective range of 100–150 meters and a 10 round box magazine. It had a fire selector switch similar to the G11, with a full-automatic firing rate of approx. 240 rounds per minute. It never reached production due to the cancellation of the CAWS project by the US.

SoundsEdit

SingleShotVB
BurstVB
ReloadVB
OutVB

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