Heckler & Koch Fined $4.2 Million for Rifle Sales In Mexico

A Stuttgart court has passed judgement in the case that accused five Heckler & Koch employees of illegally selling firearms to Mexico. Heckler & Koch were found guilty of breaking Germany’s ‘War Weapons Control Act’ by selling over 4,000 HK G36s to the Mexican government buyer. As a result the company have been fined 3.7 million Euros or $4.2 million.

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International Mountain Warfare Patrol in Bavaria

This article takes us to the South of Germany and Upper Bavaria, in the Chiemgau Alps. 15 teams from six countries met the challenges of the German Mountain Warfare Competition.

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The Transparent Heckler & Koch G36

The Heckler & Koch G36 was created for the requirements of the German Armed Forces, but has been adopted by a long list of countries and users.

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Knives forged from the barrels of the German Leopard Main Battle Tank

Recently we gave you a look down the 155 mm barrel M109 Howitzer. Now it’s time for something similar, yet different.

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POTD: Kaiser Wilhelm II's Pistol

This pistol is a Mannlicher M1899 in 7.65mm. The elaborately engraved and inlaid gun was one of approximately 350 units made for special presentation. This particular gun was made for Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859-1941) while he was still German’s ruler and the King of Prussia. It features extensive engraving and silver inlay on the frame and ivory inserts in the grips, including the Kaiser’s coat of arms.

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POTD: G28 Designated Marksman Rifle with Schmidt & Bender

Today’s Photo of the Day brings us to an almost exclusive Made In Germany experience, with the G28 DMR rifle (Designated Marksman Rifle) in use by the German Army.

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Project: Building an AK-47 Short-Barreled Rifle Clone

In this article you will meet a brand new Romanian Cugir WS1-63SB chambered in 7.62×39 mm. The rifle is available for just a little short of 900 Euro or roughly 1 000 US Dollars in Germany.

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The Mercedes-Benz Gruma Hunter X-Class Truck

Here at TFB we very rarely write about Automobiles, but when we do they are probably the best Automobiles in the World – for our needs.

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TFBTV: German World War Two Guns in Action

What would it be like to try and attempt to shoot historical small arms in some of the ways that they were actually used in the past? We try and do that in this episode with German small arms in a small team setting, assaulting an objective across open terrain using a base of fire complimented by fire and maneuver. We were able to get access to fully automatic machine guns such as the MG42 and MG34, in addition to the MP40 submachine gun and landmark STG44 rifle. Of course we also had on hand Mauser K98s that complimented the historical firepower. There was a G43 that was on hand but the rifle suffered some malfunctions that didn’t allow us to use it in the live fire.

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The amazing German GunWorks G29 Viper

A year ago TFB reported about German Gunworks’ exceptional G29 Viper project, and some of us saw it in real life at the German EnforceTac exhibition this spring. Neither of the times was it fully finished, but I kept in contact with the owner of the company Mr. Leitermann to make sure that we could see the end result.

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The Gun Culture Overseas: Low Ready Media

In this article, we’ll talk about a German YouTube channel called Low Ready Media. This channel is one of the few non-US gun media sources that create a high-quality video content. It is also a good example to start a discussion about the gun culture outside of the US in general, the challenges people meet and the obstacles they have to overcome.

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German Federal Police to install 7,62 mm Machine Guns in vehicles

If you ever wondered what the World is coming to, the German Federal Police has some clues for you.

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POTD: Heckler and Koch G36K A4

The top picture is a Heckler and Koch G36K A4 rifle with holographic sight from EOTech and a magnifier, at the in-door firing range in Chièvres Air Base, Belgium.

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The 10:th Special Forces Workshop in Guestrow (Germany)

The 10:th Special Forces Workshop 2018 in Güstrow (Germany) was organized by the Baltic Shooters, and contained three action-packed days.

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Oberland Arms OA-KDA Suppressor

German Oberland Arms has first shown the prototypes of this suppressor at IWA 2017. One year later, at the same exhibition, they brought the final version of the OA-KDA (KDA stands for Knalldruckabweiser which means sound and blast deflector). And a couple of days ago they added these suppressors to their website.

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