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Dec 02

HK417 vs Galaxy Gear

The new 7.62 x 51 mm NATO caliber HK417 Weapons System is currently under final development as a Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) alternative to existing, competing 7.62 mm semi-automatic and select-fire rifles, carbines and sniper rifle systems.

HK417 Specs:

  • Caliber: 7.62mm
  • Operation:¬†Gas operated, short-stroke piston and pusher rod system, firing from a closed bolt.
  • Width: 3.23 in
  • Height: 8.39 in
  • Weight with Magazine:
    • 12 in: 9.62 lb
    • 16 in: 10.16 lb
    • 20 in: 10.93 lb
  • Sight Radius:
    • 12 in: 16.14 in
    • 16 in: 16.14 in
    • 20 in: 18.62 in
  • Barrel Length: 12 in / 16 in / 20 in
  • Overall Length:
    • 12 in: 31.69-34.84 in
    • 16 in: 38.77-35.62 in
    • 20 in: 42.71-39.65 in
  • Cycle Rate of Fire: 600 rpm
  • Magazine Capacity: 20
  • Modes of Fire: S,F
  • Sights: AS
  • Stocks: RS