Heckler & Koch HK416

Description

The Heckler and Koch HK416  is a select-fire rifle chambered in 5.56 NATO. Founded in 1949, HK is a German defense manufacturing company that designs and produces small arms. The HK416 was released around 2005 as a more functionally reliable replacement for the ubiquitous M4 and M16.

The HK416 uses a proprietary gas-piston operating system where gas released from the firing of an individual round cycles through a tub that pushes against a piston and then the piston drives the bolt rearward. The bolt ejects the spent casing and reloads a fresh cartridge. This system tends to require less maintenance because the gas doesn’t expel inside the chamber.

Features include a cold hammer forged, meaning a machine carefully carved grooves in the bore. It is known for increased accuracy and durability. The HK416 also uses corrosion resistant magazine. It has a retractable stock, pistol grip, and folding front sight. It also has a Picatinny rails for easy mounting of optics and accessories.

The HK416 is available in four barrel lengths: 10.4″, 14.5″, 16.5″ or 19.9″.

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Specifications

HK416
Caliber:5.56 NATO
Capacity:20
30
Sights:Open
Features:Available as complete carbine or rifle or as a "drop-in' HK416 upper receiver module for use on the lower receivers of existing M4/M16 types weapons
Picatinny rails
Action:Full-auto
Semi-Auto
Stock:Polymer/black
Material/Finish:Polymer/black
Scope:Picatinny rail
Website:http://www.hk-usa.co…
Weight:7.21 pounds
8.24 pounds
8.4 pounds
9.05 pounds
Barrel Length:10.39"
14.49"
16.5"
19.88"
Length of Pull:Adjustable"
Overall Length:27 to 31.38"
31.65 to 35.43"
33.66 to 37.44"
37.05 to 40.83"
HK416c
Caliber:5.56 NATO
Capacity:10
20
30
Sights:Open
Features:Gas piston operating system; HK free floating rail system (FFRS) handguard; fully ambidextrous controls and cold hammer-forged German-made barrel
Action:Full-auto
Semi-auto
Stock:Adjustable
Material/Finish:Steel/blued
Scope:Four Picatinny rails
Website:http://www.hk-usa.co…
Weight:6.81 (loaded) pounds
Barrel Length:9"
MSRP$1500.00

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