What is the Heckler&Koch G36?

What is the Heckler&Koch G36?

Developed by Heckler & Koch in the mid 1990s, the G36 is a true modular weapon system in caliber 5.56 x 45mm NATO (.223 Remington).

Where can I buy HK SL8 and HK G36 parts?

Shop for HK SL8, HK G36, G36 C, and G36K parts and accessories only at HKParts.net. We are the largest supplier of H and K parts both new and used, or custom HK parts, and only with the highest quality around. Our large selection for SL8 and HK G36 parts includes HK bolt groups, lower and upper parts, stocks, grips, magazines and sights.

How does the HK G36 bolt work?

The G36 uses a short-stroke piston system from which HK later developed the HK-416’s impingement system. Unlike direct impingement, this system takes gas trailing the bullet to operate a piston instead of pushing directly on the bolt. The G36’s bolt is operated by a cam that guides the bolt carrier by its respective cutout.

What are the principal configurations of the HK-USA G36C?

Principal configurations of the G36C (Compact Carbine) 5.56 x 45 mm available from HK-USA include the following (all supplied with short Picatinny rail, adjustable iron sights, sling, and one 30-round magazine):

What is the G36 made of?

Constructed almost entirely of a tough, carbon fiber reinforced polymer material and using a simple, clean shooting, self-regulating, operating rod gas system; the G36 provides the user with a lightweight weapon that delivers high performance with extremely low maintenance.

What does G36C stand for?

G36C | The ultra-short assault rifle The dimensions of a submachine gun with the terminal ballistics of the 5.56 mm NATO round. Developed for special tactical applications by police and military special forces.

What kind of magazines can I use in the HK G36C?

With the installation of an HK G36 magazine conversion magazine well, the G36C can use widely available AR/M16/M4 type magazines. Optional accessories, including laser aimers and weapon lights can be mounted on MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny rails that attach to hard points (at the 3, 6, 9 o’clock positions) on the weapon’s free-floating handguard.