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HK417 sniper rifle

The Armed Forces started using this weapon in the 1960s, approximately at the same time as HK416. It is gas driven, semi-automatic and equipped with picatinny rails.

Manufacturer: Heckler & Koch, Germany
Length: 1,005 – 1,085 mm
Weight, unloaded: 4.6 kg (10 pounds 2 ounces)
Calibre: 7.62 x 51 mm
Magazine capacity: 10–20
Muzzle velocity: 850 m/s
Rate of fire: 10–20 shots per minute (precision) / 60–80 shots per minute (suppressive fire)​​

Published 15 June 2015 10:20.. Last updated 05 December 2016 09:38.