Tag: H&K

Kosovo Army Adopting G36

A reader from Kosovo emailed me to say that the Kosovo Security Force has adopted the G36 as their standard service rifle. [ Many thanks to Lorenc for emailing me the link. ]

HK 45-C Kaboom!

Ryan, of Tropical Firearms in South Florida, had a customer bring in this HK 45-C pistol (with HK 45-CT threaded barrel). Ryan said (emphasis added) … Reloads were used, and its suspected to have been an “extra powder” error in measurement, no fault of [Read More…]

H&K MR556 listed on Gun Broker

An enthusiast entrepreneurial gun dealer from Luxemburg, WI has listed a H&K MR556 (the semi-auto H&K 416) on Gun Broker with a Buy Now price of $2,995. He admits that he will not receive delivery of the rifle until next month. In February I broke the news that [Read More…]

H&K being sued for fraud

We now know why H&K guns are so expensive! It is because mansions, aircraft and yachts are so damned expensive! US Hedge fund investors allege that Heckler & Koch Beteilungs GMBH (not to be confused with its US subsidiary H&K USA) majority owner Andreas [Read More…]

Call of Duty Effect #2

I was checking out my blog statistics and noticed that the Bushmaster ACR is no longer the biggest search term used to find The Firearm Blog. The current champion is the HK416. Why? It is featured on the game Battlefield: Bad Company 2 which was launched a few weeks [Read More…]

H&K HK556 Pricing Revealed

Prepare to be disappointed … the MSRP of the HK416 / MR556 / HK556 / MR556-A5 is $2995. This price is similar to the FN SCAR 16S and the Bushmaster ACR. This price is for the 16″ barreled model. [ Many thanks to ST for emailing me the link. ]

H&K MP7

Posted because everybody love the MP7. My first impression was that it is much bigger in real life than in photos. While it is a sexy gun, the .17 cal (4.6x30mm) cartridge does not inspire me with confidence.

Update on the IAR competition

A couple of days ago I blogged about H&K winning the USMC’s IAR competition. There has been much confusion regarding the IAR competition since then. Dan Lamothe, who broke the news, updated his The Marine Times article and added that it now appears that the [Read More…]