When we think of the iconic Cold War G3, we automatically think Heckler & Koch – but that wasn’t always the case. When the fledgling West German Army adopted the, now famous, roller-delayed rifle it was produced by not just H&K but another famous German arms manufacturer – Rheinmetall. Today, thanks to the Cody Firearms […]
Back in April 2018, we reported that Germany’s Hesse state police were in search for a new 5.56x45mm rifle. German defence blog Strategie-Technik reports that Hessian state police have selected a variant of the Heckler & Koch HK416. Hessian Police were in search for a mid-range weapon that “serves as a compact shoulder-mounted weapon system for medium […]
HK VP9 & VP9SK – 9x19mm
With summer approaching that brings us warmer weather and new options to carry firearms! We might be rockin’ cargo shorts versus parkas, and we may be looking for smaller guns to be rockin’ as well. So as we begin May we have made it into our 7th edition of the Reader’s Choice Awards! For the month of […]
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“Prepare for tomorrow’s threats, today” – that is the motto of the Norwegian Marinejegerkommandoen (MJK), a unit name that translates to the Norwegian Naval Special Operation Commando. Today’s Photos are nothing short of amazing, as they show off a live fire exercise from their speed boats. Below: Operators from Norwegian Naval Special Operation Commando in […]
Heckler & Koch recently shared some photos of a Bronc Box with a neat Space Magic themed customisation on their twitter. The photos feature a Heckler & Koch SL8, the civilian version of the G36. The modular transport cases from Bronc Box can be ordered customised with an etched plate. The Space Magic Bronc Box has a plate […]
The online edition of the German newspaper Die Welt, reports that H&K management demands the company workforce to work 2.5 to 3 unpaid hours per week. This wage cut is apparently part of a company-wide cost cutting plan. Quite surprisingly this happens in a period that has seen order intake growing, with substantial successes such as winning […]