The company Luigi Franchi SpA produced the shotgun as a shotgun for the military and police from 1979 to 2000. SPAS = Special Purpose Automatic Shotgun. This rifle with fixed stock and pistol grip is based on the SPAS model.
The successful replica with spring pressure system from ASG with an energy of approx. 1.2 joules has a flexible sliding stock with cheek rest, a pistol grip, an inner barrel and a case clip. The rifle comes with 4 shot shells included. The adjustable spin-up system provides an improved hit pattern.
Softair weapons with energy over 0.5 joules are subject to the Weapons Act and must have an 'F' mark in the pentagon. The acquisition, possession and transport of the weapons is allowed to adults without a firearms license.
However, they are subject to the ban on carrying (§42 a WaffG).