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Calico Systems M 951 Semi Automatic Tactical Carbine
Calico began manufacturing operations in 1986 and this semi-automatic carbine was one of the first arms completed SN NRA000001. The California state prison system used laser-sighted Calico carbines in 9mm for crowd control within exercise yards.
Calico Light Weapons Systems was based originally in Bakersfield, CA. The company shifted operations to Sparks, NV until closing in 2001.