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Heckler & Koch G36C



Overview


G36C

Left side view of G36C.
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Origin
Germany
Type
Compact assault rifle
Entered service
Early 2000's
Status
In service
Development
2000 - 2001
Developer
Germany - Heckler & Koch
Production
2001 - present
Producer
Germany - Heckler & Koch
Designations
G36C / G36 Compact
Notable users
France - Law enforcement
United Kingdom - Law enforcement

Details


Facts G36C
General
Origin
Germany
Type
Compact assault rifle
Caliber
Caliber
5.56x45mm NATO
Feed system
30 round detachable box magazine
Barrel length
228 mm
Rifling
6 grooves, 178mm right hand twist
Muzzle velocity
722 m/s
Operation
Action
Gas operated, short stroke gas piston
Locking
Rotating bolt
Fire selector
0-1-F or 0-1-3-F
Rate of fire
750 rpm
Dimensions
Stock type
Side folding stock
Length
716 mm stock extended
500 m stock folded
Width
64 mm stock extended
94 mm stock folded
Height
278 mm
Weight
2.82 kg
Sights
Mechanical
Hooded post front, aperture rear
Optics
Optional on Picatinny rail
Accessories
Accessory rails
Picatinny rails on forearm

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