The Heckler & Koch HK 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 into the U.S military's Close Assault Weapon System program.
It is a 10-round, 12-gauge, bullpup shotgun with two firing modes: semi-auto and full-auto. The gun is fully ambidextrous.
- The CAWS is based off The Heckler & Koch HK CAWS (H&K CAWS) prototype.
- The first itteration of this gun was released in the Tier 8 Jungle weapons pack, which was released 18-06-14.
- Modmaster version was introduced 15-07-2014 which was after the release of the Tier VIII (8) Jungle Weapons pack.
- This gun along with all the other Jungle weapons were nerfed with the exception of the M28 C JGL) due to complaints from the community that the weapons' power level was disproportionate to their tier.
- The CAWS SD JGL had its damage reduced from 192 to 184.