Police & Law Enforcement, Military Arms
Semi-automatic, AR Type
The G28 is the new designated marksman rifle for the German army. Based on the MR308 civilian competition rifle (the European variant of the new MR762A1), the G28 uses the HK417 “envelope” as its design foundation but with several significant differences. The G28 employs a steel upper receiver, is semi-automatic only, and has new STANAG 4694 NATO accessory rails (compatible with MIL-STD-1913 “Picatinny” rails). A new two-stage gas regulator is designed for both suppressed and unsuppressed use. The G28 is equipped with a free-floating, chromed-lined barrel manufactured using HK’s legendary cold-hammer forging technology. Despite its differences from the HK417, the G28 still retains approximately 75% parts compatibility with HK417 models. Available in Standard Configuration and Patrol Configuration (3.5 pounds/1.6 kilograms lighter with a shorter handguard and 1–8 power scope), both G28 variants come with telescopic buttstocks. The Standard Configuration buttstock has a movable cheekpiece. Both G28 variants have a special low IR observable green/brown (RAL8000) color finish. Lighter and shorter conversion kits will also be available to suit different missions and scenarios. Standard and recommended accessories include a red dot sight (Aimpoint Micro T1), a laser light module (Rheinmetall Soldier Electronics LLM01-RAL8000), night sight (Qioptiq Merlin LR), a thermal sight (Insight CNVD-T35), and laser range finders (Jenoptik HLR15 or Vectronix PLRF15). A special Peli (Pelican) transportation case and noiseless carrying sling is also available. Notable performance features include warranted and repeatable accuracy of 1.5 MOA (OTM /HPBT Sierra Match King, bullet hole center to bullet hole center) and high first-round hit probability on chest-size targets up to 600 meters and precise suppression fire against man-size targets up to 800 meters. The G28 is currently in operational use in Afghanistan.
|Rate of twist:||1 in 12"|
|Overall length:||36 - 39.5"|
|Trigger pull:||6.3 lbs.|
|Magazine capacity:||10 or 20|
|Magazine type:||Detachable Box|