Heckler & Koch G3

I recently had the opportunity to shoot, for the first time, a Heckler & Koch G3. Pay no attention to the burning car!

Heckler & Koch G3 Specs:

  • Cartridge: 7.62x51mm NATO
  • Action: Roller-delayed blowback
  • Rate of fire: 500-600 rounds/min
  • Muzzle velocity: 800 m/s (2,625 ft/s)
  • Effective range: 500 meters (550 yd), 100–400 m sight adjustments
  • Feed system: 20-round detachable box and 50-round drum magazine
  • Sights: Rear: rotary diopter; front: hooded post

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