Learn more about ShotgunsAirsoft shotguns are designed to fire multiple projectiles at once, creating a spread to greatly increase the likelihood of hitting a target. Shotguns were first widely used by the U.S. Military during WWI for trench warfare, and were quickly recognized for their effectiveness in close quarters battles. Today almost all militaries and law enforcement agencies employ shotguns for close quarters, riot dispersal, and breaching. Originally most shotguns utilized a full stock and were meant to be shoulder fired, however now days many shotguns are design with pistol grips for a more compact and easy to carry design. Airsoft shotguns come in two main varieties, single shot and triple shot. Airsoft Megastore carries one of the largest selections of airsoft shotguns available on the market, and all for the guaranteed lowest price!