Monday, December 6, 2010

Germany Made MP7, HK UMP and HK MP5 Assaul Rifle By Heckler & Koch

Heckler & Koch MP7/MP7 A1 Or HK MP7 Submachine Gun Assault Rifle By Germany Army

The MP7 submachine gun was developed by the famous Heckler & Koch company. Originally it was known as the HK PDW or Personal Defense Weapon, intended for non-frontline troops, vehicle drivers, tank and artillery crews. It is a rival to the Belgian FN P90, another firearm offered in this class. The MP7 was first revealed in 2000. It's production commenced in 2001. Currently it is in service with Germany, South Korea and the United Kingdom.

This SMG is chambered for a new Heckler & Koch 4.6 x 30 mm high-velocity ammunition. This ammunition is also used by the HK UCP pistol. The MP7 has dimensions of a typical SMG, but at close ranges delivers firepower of assault rifle. It is claimed that the MP7 penetrates the CRISAT body armor at a range of 200 m.

Heckler & Koch UMP Or HK UMP and HK X7 UMP Edition Submachine Gun Assault Rifle

The Heckler & Koch UMP submachine gun was designed as a successor to the famous MP5 in the mid 1990s. The main goal was to design a lightweight and powerful SMG, which would be cheaper than the MP5. This weapon was aimed mainly at US law enforcement market. It's production commenced in 1999 and it is still produced. This SMG is in service with some law enforcement agencies worldwide.

The HK UMP is a blowback-operated, selective fire weapon, fired from the closed bolt. It's first versions, the UMP-45 and UMP-40 were chambered for .45 ACP and .40 SW ammunition respectively. Later a 9 x 19 mm version became available (UMP-9). All versions have similar design, apart from the different  cxvp chambering.

HK UMP SubMachine Gun
Series HK MP5 Submachine Gun Assault Rifle Made Germany

The MP5 submachine gun was developed by Heckler & Koch company in the mid 1960s. In 1966 it was adopted by German police, border guard and special forces. Despite it's age, the MP5 is in service with at least 20 countries, including Germany. It's production still continues. This weapon is licenseproduced in Greece, Iran, Mexico, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Turkey and the United Kingdom. It is one of the most famous firearms of it's class. It's only rival in terms of proliferation is the IMI Uzi.

The Heckler & Koch MP5 is a blowback operated, selective fire weapon, chambered for the standard 9 x 19 mm ammunition. It fires from a closed bolt and has a roller-delay mechanism, similar to that of the G3 automatic rifle. It is also referred as a scaled-down version of the G3. The MP5 is a high-quality, reliable and accurate weapon. It's effective range of fire is up to 100 meters.

HK MP5 Standart

Germany Made HK G36 Assault Rifle By Heckler & Koch

The G36 had been designed in the early 1990s by Heckler & Koch company (HK). It was intended to replace the ageing G3 rifle in service with the Bundeswehr. The new rifle has also been aimed at the export customers. It is worth mentioning that during trials a prototype of the HK G36 was rated higher than the Austrian Steyr AUG. The G36 entered service with the German Army as a standard infantry rifle in 1995. It is also in service with various law enforcement agencies worldwide.

The Heckler & Koch G36 is chambered for the 5.56 x 45 mm standard NATO round. It is a conventional gas operated, selective fire rifle. It uses some proven elements of the previous G3 rifle design. The G36 is described as a good, accurate and reliable weapon. It is also simple in operation and maintenance. This rifle can be field stripped without any tools. A standard German Army rifle has a dual sight system. It consists of one 3.5x magnification scope and one 1x magnification red dot sight above it.

HK G36 With Grenade Launcher


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