Tommy Built T36 Upgrade – New Top Rail/Carry Handles And Handguards

Tommy Built is the company responsible for keeping the G36 fandom alive and well stocked with G36 style weapons in the US. For those of you not familiar with Tommy Built and his G36s, he started off converting the HK SL8 into G36s. Last year I posted about Tommy Built’s US-made T36 receivers. Well, Tom […]

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POTD: Lithuanian Armed Forces and NAVY

Today we look at photos of the Lithuanian Armed Forces and Navy. Above, and the two pictures below show the Lithuanian rotation which takes part in the operation for fighting piracy and armed robbery in the Indian Ocean off the coasts of Somalia from mid-August to the end of the year 2019. The rotation is […]

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POTD: German Fernspäher with suppressed Heckler & Koch G36

We’ve had a look at German Fernspähers before, but it’s time again. Behind enemy lines – these Specialized Scouts train to be able to infiltrate land, air or water deep into hostile territory. Above, we see a soldier with a suppressed Heckler & Koch G36, equipped with the Eotech EXPS3-0 and magnifier G33. At first […]

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Could Spain’s G36s Be Upgraded by Steyr Arms?

In the late 1990s, the Spanish Army followed the Bundeswehr’s lead and adopted the Heckler & Koch G36 to replace their 5.56x45mm CETME Model LC. The G36E has been in service ever since with over 70,000 used by the Spanish military and police. In recent years some concerns have arisen about the G36’s combat performance, […]

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Spain’s Guardia Civil Orders New HK G36K & MP5s

Spain’s oldest law enforcement agency, the Guardia Civil, have agreed a pair of contracts to procure new HK G36s and MP5s. Spain have ordered 425 5.56x45mm G36K carbines at a cost of 699,380 Euros or $790,372, giving a unit price of just under $1,540 per carbine. The carbines will ship with a 1.5x optic, 2 magazines, […]

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POTD: Spanish Army G36 DMR

Today’s POTD is pretty interesting, we have a member of Spain’s Special Operations Forces armed with a Heckler & Koch G36, in an intriguing configuration. The SOF Operator’s G36KE appears to be set up in a Designated Marksman role with an added cheek riser fixed to the folding stock, a shortened (possibly 15 or 20 round) […]

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