The 8-round detachable box magazine provides high battle preparedness and in combination with the manual bolt hold-open device increases the combat rate of fire. The Saiga-12C EXP-01 shotgun may be equipped with the side mounting rail, which accommodates a wide range of optoelectronic scopes. The iron sight is worked out as a sighting rail and allows vertical and horizontal adjustment. Different types of muzzle adapters and barrel extenders can be fitted on the threaded muzzle. Protective coatings ensure excellent corrosion resistance of metal parts under any service conditions.