POTD: Submerged Heckler & Koch G36K

Heckler & Koch Germany posted this wonderful and unusual picture of a submerged Heckler & Koch G36K. For obvious reasons, it’s not often that we feature pictures taken underwater in our Photo Of The Day, but respect to the photographer.

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POTD: German Snipers with G22A2 Sniper Rifle

We have been publishing the Photo Of The Day for years. Our focus is on firearms, sometimes a new product, a classic or in the hands of soldiers or sports shooters. Sometimes the pictures work just like pieces of art, like when the night is painted in bullet traces.

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POTD: The Eyes of German Army – Heckler & Koch G36 by Night

Over the years, TFB’s POTD has gathered thousands of interesting images from around the world. If you’re interested in a special subject, you can use our search function. For instance, if you’re looking for photos of snipers just check here. Certain military units and countries can also be searched and found: the Green Berets can be found here and the U.S. Marines here. If you’re obsessed with the Kriss Vector, there are loads of images here (but never admit you are!). Today we have a set of pictures from the German Army.

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POTD: Oberland Arms KDA II Titan 3D Suppressor
Oberland Arms KDA II Titan 3D Suppressor. 3D-printed from titanium; it has an inner ceramic coating that's heat resistant to 1,200 degrees Celsius.
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[IWA 2022] The Odd German Version of the Desert Tech MDR

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves is visiting Desert Tech Germany at IWA 2022 to talk about the ridiculous hoops Germans must go through to get a Desert Tech MDR bullpup rifle.

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POTD: Sky Soldiers in V-22 Ospreys

In today’s Photo Of The Day, we’re looking at transportation into the Hohenfels Training Area, Germany for the Exercise Saber Junction 2020, by means of V-22 Ospreys flown by the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit. They also used CH-47 Chinooks and UH-60 Black Hawks flown by 12th Combat Aviation Brigade.

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POTD: Exercise Black Boar – H&K G36 with Blanks

TFB’s Photo Of The Day is where you can discover the World of firearms through a camera lens. Every day we run a new theme, selected pictures, a short story and credit to the person behind the lens. Today we take a look at the German exercise Black Boar where the rangers of the 1st company of the support battalion conducted a combat shooting with practice ammunition, using blanks. Particular attention was paid to the execution of the activities of the individual shooter. This includes, for example, preparing a shooting position correctly before moving into it, correctly passing on the reports and the correct behavior and action in the event of enemy fire.

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POTD: The Haenel CR223 with TopShot Competition Shooting Team

TFB has been running our very special Photo Of The Day for years, sharing great photos from around the world and the world of firearms. The subject of today’s photos is the German TopShot Competition Shooting Team and the Haenel CR223s they use for IPSC shooting competition. The sight above is made by Steiner Optics.

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POTD: Heckler & Koch HK241 and G36 with Beta C-Mag

Welcome to TFB’s Photo Of The Day, our daily article series dedicated to the most unique and rare pictures. Above you have a German soldier with the Heckler & Koch G36 with a Beta C-Mag. The C-Mag is a 100-round capacity double drum magazine made by the Beta Company.

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POTD: The G95 (HK416 A7) Rifle of German KSK

TFB’s Photo Of The Day can be many things. Today we get a good look at the setup that the German KSK Special Forces are using on their not-so-black rifle. KSK is short for Kommando SpezialKräfte, or Special Forces Command. The KSK takes part in typical SOF operations and they are armed with the Heckler & Koch HK416 in the A7 / G95 configuration. In terms of optics, they are using the EOTech EXPS3 with a G33 magnifier with offset Iron Sights as backup. From Rheinmetall, they are using the LM-VTAL and the TL-MISSIONLIGHT. Of course, there’s some Magpul furniture on the G95 as well, just look at that AFG-2.

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POTD: Historic Photo of the German GSG9 (Border Protection Group 9)

Photo Of The Day: There is just one photo today, but considering what’s in it, there should be enough for long discussions. There is no exact date when it was taken, but the guess is that sometime between the end of ’77 and ’79.

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POTD: The Heckler & Koch G95K

Photo Of The Day, or the Heckler & Koch of the day, is the G95K. Here seen with German Special Forces KSK and a quick burst of 5.56mm NATO in the air. The Heckler & Koch G95K (HK416) has a barrel length of 14.5″.

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POTD: German Special Forces with the Heckler & Koch G95

Photo Of The Day and we take a look at the German Special Forces KSK hostage rescue training in the exercise “Black Star”. If you look closely, there is quite a lot of content with the HK416 A7, which is called the G95. As a part of the national risk and crisis management, the Special Forces Command has the permanent task of keeping forces available for operations to liberate German citizens abroad.

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POTD: Schuetzenschnur Badges with H&K P8 A1 and H&K G36

Photo Of The Day: Today we’re going to look at U.S. soldiers doing the German Armed Forces badge of marksmanship called Schuetzenschnur. This decoration can be awarded to German military personnel of all grades, but only enlisted members are allowed to wear the badge. Soldiers qualifying for the Schuetzenschnur have to fire both the H&K P8 A1 pistol and the H&K G36 rifle, and are eligible for bronze, silver, and gold awards based on their score in the two events.

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POTD: Green Berets in Stuttgart

Photo Of The Day – TFB is now on our 7:th year of bringing you high-quality photographs from the world of firearms every day. The world is full of stories and photographs and today we focus on Special Forces Green Berets assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group, as they fire their M4 carbines.

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