13 Oct '17, 7am

HK416 A7 to be called G95 by the German Special Forces

There are a lot of news about Heckler & Koch right now. It’s now official, the Special Forces of the German Army (Bundeswehr) will receive the Heckler & Koch HK416 as a new standard firearm. than some of the other in the Heckler & Koch Nomenclature . The Press Release from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) states that the HK416A7 has a 14.5″ barrel in 5,56 mm x 45 NATO with a weight of 3 690 gram. The contract is not huge, some 1 745 pieces of HK 416 A7 rifles and accessories are to be delivered under the contract. There are a lot of discussions and rumors about what the Army is paying for this contract, but very few known facts. The G95 is to be delivered “only” to the German Special Commando Forces (KSK) and the German Naval Special Commando Forces, and will reach the soldiers in January 2019 and onwards. ...

Full article: https://defence.pk/pdf/threads/hk416-a7-to-be-called-g95-...

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