The M7 1996 is a powerful sidearm magnum created in 2079 for the Alliance for Black Ops, Shadow Company, and The Asari Blood Squad. It uses .50 MM ammunition. It is more powerful than any other handgun, but it can only uses one bullet, so it's very important to make your shots count.
No attachments can be made.
Multiplayer game modes this can be used:
Every Bullet Counts
King of the Hill
Be The Zombie
Extinction (Downloadable Content)
People in the Story mode who used this:
David "Soap" Mash
John-117 (Master Chief)