Two 20-year-olds have charged after Kent Police discovered a gun in their car on the A28, in Sarre, near Birchington last Wednesday.
Police on patrol stopped and searched a car just before midnight on May 1 (Wednesday) when the weapon was discovered.
Robin Ling, 24, from Westgate-on-Sea was arrested along with Charlie Anderson, 24, from Canterbury.
The pair were charged with the possession of a firearm and ammunition, as well as conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.
They have been remanded in custody and will next appear at Canterbury Crown Court on June 3.
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