The New German Light Machine Gun – The MG4A3 (HK123)

At first glimpse it may look like the German MG5, but we’re in fact looking at the brand new variant of the Heckler & Koch MG4, the MG4 A3 version.

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Spotted: Upgraded German G28 Designated Marksman Rifle with Thermal Imaging

The German Bundeswehr (Army) has been training in the northern parts of Norway, near the Arctic Circle.

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German NORLITE Carbine Conversion Kits for Glock Pistols

A German company called Norlite makes carbine conversion upper receiver units designed to be used with Glock pistol frames. When assembled together, the Norlite USK-G kit and Glock frame make a fixed barreled, blowback-operated, Glock magazine fed pistol caliber carbine. Let’s take a closer look.

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German Army is looking for a 7.62×51 Short Range Sniper Rifle

As the German Army is taking the next step towards a new assault rifle, they are also looking for a semi-automatic precision rifle in 7.62x51mm. The Federal Office responsible for the Bundeswehr equipment procurement ( BAAINBw) has published a tender titled: “Scharfschützenwaffe kurze Reichweite (SSchtzWa kRw) G26”

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POTD: MBDA Missile Systems – The Enforcer Missile

Today’s Photo Of The Day comes from MBDA Missile Systems and shows their Enforcer missile which was recently sold to the German Armed Forces.

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Wheelgun Wednesday: A Lend Lease S&W Revolver With A Twist

Welcome to another instalment of TFB’s Wheelgun Wednesday series, where we cover a little bit of everything, from new, used, and historical revolvers. Today’s wheelgun hails from Smith & Wesson in Massachusetts, but was sent to Great Britain in the Lend Lease program during World War II.  After the war, a number of these Lend Lease S&W revolvers made their way to Germany, where they served local police departments for a time. Up to this point, everything seems in order, until you look at the muzzle of this particular wheelgun.

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POTD: SIG Sport 552

Today we take a look at a SIG Sport 552 in a picture taken by Schrombo.

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The German Bundeswehr buys more Heckler & Koch 40 mm Grenade Machine Guns

The German Bundeswehr (German Army) is going to equip more vehicles with the Heckler & Koch GMW (GranatMaschinenWaffe) in the common NATO caliber 40 x 53 mm.

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POTD: German Fernspaher with suppressed Heckler & Koch G36
POTD: Big guns in Dillingen

Big, heavy guns in Dillingen, Germany, in Photo Of The Day here at TFB.

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POTD: Missile Firing Exercise 2019

In these Photos Of The Day we look at high-speed projectiles in the form of missiles.

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POTD: M109 Self-Propelled Howitzer

Artillery and indirect fire: The M109 Self-Propelled Howitzer is the subject in this Photo Of The Day, with pictures from both Germany, Austria and Norway.

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POTD: Schmeisser Hugo 1911

Today’s Picture is from Schmeisser GmbH in Krefeld, Germany.

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H&K Germany to Cut Wages of Workforce

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.

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SIG Sauer Reaches Preliminary Deal with German Court Over Arms Sales

A court in Kiel, Germany has come to a preliminary agreement with the legal counsel for three SIG Sauer executives which, in return for a guilty plea, will see the Sig Sauer employees avoid prison sentences.

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