New from Walther: A .22 HKG36 (VIDEO)

New for 2015, Walther Arms introduces a .22-caliber replica of the HKG36 battle rifle at the Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade Show. The gun is a new edition to the Walther tactical plinkers.

Walther HK G36

The new Walther HK G36 chambered in .22. (Photo: Daniel Terrill)

According the product listing, the Walther HKG36 uses a blowback action and features an integrated accessory rail, ambidextrous external safety, folding stock, adjustable sights and a black finish. It looks and feels like the real thing, minus the recoil.

At 37.8 inches in total length, it weighs in at 5.1 pounds, and has a magazine capacity of 20 rounds. Retail prices is listed at $550.

Spokesmen at SHOT say the rifle is shipping now and will be available at authorized Walther dealers.

Check out our coverage of SHOT and stay tuned for more throughout the week.