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    German Army Seeks New Optic for Future G36 Replacement

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com The Federal Agency for Equipment, Information Technology and Use of the Federal Armed Forces (BAAINBw) has released a tender worth 125 million Euros (approximately $153 million) for 103,090 combat sights. The tender, issued on 16th January, is to equip the new System Sturmgewehr Bundeswehr, the replacement of the Heckler & […] More

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    POTD: Aerial Door Gunning with .50 BMG

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com “Here comes Santa from the sky… Raining .50 BMGs until he runs dry…” Aerial Door Gunner, taste the words. Isn’t that what we all want to become in our next life? These pictures are from the German Bundeswehr, with no real reference. To the best of my knowledge […] More

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    7.62mm HK433 Variant CONFIRMED by H&K at [AUSA 2017]

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com The HK433 family is going full power, Heckler & Koch told TFB at the 2017 Association of the United States Army annual meeting. When speaking to representatives of the company about their new rifle which was being shown off in the USA for the first time, I asked […] More

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    The German GSG9 to setup a new Anti-terror unit in Berlin

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com The day before yesterday it was 40 years since the German Special Forces group GSG9 stormed the Lufthansa Flight 181 in Mogadishu, Somalia, and rescued all of the 86 passengers. The legendary German Anti-Terror unit GSG9 (Border Guard Group 9) is now setting up a new unit in […] More

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    New Photos of The New HK416A7

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com On the 11 October the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) announced the selection of Heckler & Koch’s KH416A7 for Germany’s Special Forces. The new rifle will be adopted as the G95 and will replace the older G36Ks currently in service with the Kommando Spezialkräfte […] More

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    HK416 A7 to be called G95 by the German Special Forces

    This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com There are a lot of news about Heckler & Koch right now. It’s now official, the Special Forces of the German Army (Bundeswehr) will receive the Heckler & Koch HK416 as a new standard firearm. The model is the HK 416 A7 and it will be called the […] More