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HK 33

HK 33
Country Germany
Type Automatic rifle
Inventor
Date of design
Service duration
Cartridge 5.56 x 45 mm NATO
Action — Gas Operated, Closed-bolt
Rate of fire 750 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity
Effective range
Weight (unloaded)
Length Fixed stock: —

Retractable stock: — An automatic rifle is a term used to describe a full-sized, full-powered military rifle capable of fully-automatic fire; a type of automatic firearm. ... Rimmed, centerfire . ... U.S. Military 5. ... In firearms terminology, an action is the system of operation that the firearm employs to seal the breech (in a breech-loading firearm), and to load consecutive rounds. ... The Rate of fire is the speed at which a specific firearm or artillery piece can operate. ... A guns muzzle velocity is the speed at which the projectile leaves the muzzle of the gun. ...

Barrel length 480 mm
Feed system 20, 25, 30, 40-round detachable box
Sights — Peep Sights
Variants HK 33A2

HK 33A3
HK 33E
HK 33ESA3
HK 33E-TGS
HK 33KA3
HK 33SG/1
The barrel of a gun or other firearm is the tube, usually metal, through which a controlled explosion is released in order to propel a projectile out of the end at great speed. ...

Number built
This article is about an automatic rifle. For the asteroid, see Asteroid 2004 HK33

The Heckler & Koch HK 33 developed by Heckler & Koch is an automatic rifle that shoots the 5.56 x 45 mm NATO round. It is inspired by the Heckler & Koch G3 rifle and in turn, the HK 53 is based on the HK33. Asteroid 2004 HK33 (also written 2004 HK33) is a Near-Earth object discovered in the morning of April 21, 2004 by astronomers of the Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research (LINEAR) project. ... Heckler & Koch Logo Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K) is a German weapons manufacturing company famous for various series of small firearms, notably the MP5 submachine gun, the MP7 personal defense weapon, the extremely precise sniper rifle PSG1, and the G3 and G36 assault rifles. ... U.S. Military 5. ... The G3 is an automatic self-loading rifle manufactured by Heckler & Koch and adopted as the standard service rifle by the Bundeswehr in 1959. ... Although Heckler & Koch states that the Heckler & Koch 53 (short: HK 53) should be considered an assault rifle because it fires the 5. ...


Variants

  • HK 33EA2
    • The HK 33EA2 is a HK 33 with a 25 round magazine and a trigger group to fit the magazine.
  • HK 33SG/1
    • The HK 33SG/1 is a HK 33 with a scope and bipod. Minor flash hider and firing mechanism adjustments were made too.
  • HK 33KEA3
    • The HK 33KEA3 is a HK 33 with a three-round burst trigger group and a retractable butt stock, resembles the HK MP5.
  • HK 33E-TGS
    • The HK 33E-TGS is a HK 33 with an HK 79 40mm grenade launcher attachment.

This article or section should be merged with Flash suppressor A flash hider, also known as flash eliminator, is an attachment on the end of the barrel of a weapon that is intended to reduce the amount of flash given off when firing. ... The MP5 is a submachine gun, developed by German weapons designer Heckler und Koch (HK) in the 1960s. ...

See also

Located below is an extended list of personal firearms, ranging from pistols to machine guns and even to large handheld devices such as grenade launchers and anti-tank rifles. ...

External links

  • Modern Firearms
  • HKPRO's HK33 page

 
 

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