Heckler and Koch HK417 and suppressor
This enhances the protection and lethality of our soldiers. The fitted suppressor affords even greater protection and safety by lowering the visual and audible signature of the weapon when fired.
The day sight fitted to the HK417, an Advanced Combat Optic Gunsight (ACOG) Trijicon 6 x 48 with Ruggedized Miniature Reflex (RMR), is able to magnify 4 times more than most Infantrymen are used to.
Calibre - 7.62 millimetre
Weight - 4.05 kilograms (loaded with magazine)
Length - 905 millimetres (Buttstock Retracted)
Length - 985 millimetre (Buttstock Extended)
Muzzle Velocity - 750 metres per second
Feed - 20-round magazine
Effective range - 600 metres (ACOG Trijicon)
Cyclic rate of fire - 600 rounds per minute
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