10 Guns of the Special Forces #9

     HK MP5

The Heckler & Koch MP5 (from German: Maschinenpistole 5, "machine pistol model 5") is a 9mm submachine gun of German design, developed in the 1960s by a team of engineers from the German small arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch GmbH(H&K) of Oberndorf am Neckar. There are over 100 variants of the MP5, including a semi-automatic version.

HK MP5

HK MP5

HK MP5

Cartridge
  • 9×19mm Parabellum
  • 10mm Auto (MP5/10)
  • .40 S&W (MP5/40)
Action Roller-delayed blowback, closed bolt
Rate of fire
  • 800 rounds/min (MP5A series, MP5/10 and MP5/40)
  • 700 rounds/min (MP5SD series)
  • 900 rounds/min (MP5K series)
Muzzle velocity
  • 400 m/s (1,312 ft/s) (MP5A2, MP5A3, MP5A4, MP5A5)
  • 425 m/s (1,394 ft/s) (MP5/10)
  • 315 m/s (1,033 ft/s) (MP5/40)
  • 285 m/s (935 ft/s) (MP5SD1, MP5SD2, MP5SD3, MP5SD4, MP5SD5, MP5SD6)
  • 375 m/s (1,230 ft/s) (MP5K, MP5KA1, MP5KA4, MP5KA5, MP5K-PDW)
Effective firing range
  • 200 m (656 ft) (MP5A2, MP5A3, MP5A4, MP5A5)
  • 100 m (328 ft) (MP5/10)
  • 70 m (230 ft) (MP5/40)
  • 100 m (328 ft) (MP5K, MP5KA1, MP5KA4, MP5KA5, MP5K-PDW)
Feed system 15- or 30- round detachable box magazine, 100-round Beta C-Mag drum magazine
Sights Iron sights. Rear: rotary drum; front: hooded post

 

FULL MP5 SPECS HERE

 

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