The flechette round carries about 30 1 inch dart shaped projectiles for use in taking out snipers hiding in thick brush or trees. Due to the penetration of these projectiles, tree limbs and brush will not disperse the darts as readily as round shot. They will give an all covering pattern within trees or brush. Not intended for hunting. These were utilized extensively during the viet-nam era, often referred to as the “beehive” round. this round is not legal to own in CA, FL, MA, IL, DC, HI, or AK. If you live in these areas please do not order.