09/29/2020

HK G36 Assault Rifle by Heckler & Koch

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HK G36 Assault Rifle

The German G36 rifle is one of the best assault rifles in the world and is a favorite of special forces and mercenaries. Perhaps the Heckler-Koch G36 is a rather unusual weapon. It makes an ambiguous impression: it looks light and fragile, it is clear that most of the elements are made of plastic. At the same time, the rifle has an interesting design and clear edges, a pleasant and soft-touch polymer of the stock and box, everything looks futuristic and harmonious. But if you take the rifle in hand, you immediately feel the heaviness (without cartridges, it weighs 3.6 kg) And the matter lies in the ribs located along the entire length of the butt and receiver. Thanks to this, the rifle is resistant to deformation and damage. The gaps are minimal, there is no swinging of the forend and butt – the rifle is made at a height.

The G36 is a 5.56×45mm assault rifle, designed in the early 1990s by Heckler & Koch in Germany as a replacement for the heavier 7.62mm G3 battle rifle. It was accepted into service with the Bundeswehr in 1997, replacing the G3. Wikipedia
Used by: 40+ countries (see Users)
Maximum firing range: 2,860 metres (3,130 yd)
Rate of fire: 750 rounds/min cyclic
Feed system: 30-round detachable box magazine or 100-round C-Mag drum magazine
Barrel length: G36, G36V, MG36, MG36E: 480 mm (18.9 in); G36K, G36KV: 318 mm (12.5 in); G36C: 228 mm (9.0 in)
Place of origin: Germany
In service: 1997–present