Heckler & Koch MP5

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Heckler & Koch MP5
Heckler & Koch MP5-1.jpg
MP5A3 wi a retractable stock
Teep Submachine gun
Place o oreegin Wast Germany
Service history
In service 1966–present
Production history
Designer Tilo Möller, Manfred Guhring, Georg Seidl, Helmut Baureuter
Designed 1964–1966
Manufacturer Heckler & Koch
Produced 1966–present
Variants See Variants
Specifications
Wecht
  • 2.5 kg (5.5 lb) (MP5A2)
  • 3.1 kg (6.8 lb) (MP5A3)
  • 2.9 kg (6.4 lb) (MP5A4)
  • 3.1 kg (6.8 lb) (MP5A5)
  • 2.7 kg (6.0 lb) fixed stock /
    2.85 kg (6.3 lb) retractable stock (MP5/10)
  • 2.7 kg (6.0 lb) fixed stock /
    2.85 kg (6.3 lb) retractable stock (MP5/40)
  • 2.8 kg (6.2 lb) (MP5SD1)
  • 3.1 kg (6.8 lb) (MP5SD2)
  • 2.8 kg (6.2 lb) (MP5SD3)[1]
  • 2.8 kg (6.2 lb) (MP5SD4)
  • 3.1 kg (6.8 lb) (MP5SD5)
    3.4 kg (7.5 lb) (MP5SD6)
  • 2.0 kg (4.4 lb) (MP5K, MP5KA1, MP5KA4, MP5KA5)
  • 2.5 kg (5.5 lb) (MP5K-PDW)
Lenth

Fixed stock:

  • 680 mm (27 in) (MP5A2, MP5A4, MP5/10, MP5/40)
  • 790 mm (31.1 in) (MP5SD2, MP5SD5)
  • 634 mm (25.0 in) (T-94 ZSG)
    Telescoping stock:
  • 700 mm (27.6 in) stock extended /
    550 mm (21.7 in) stock collapsed (MP5A3, MP5A5)
  • 660 mm (26.0 in) stock extended /
    490 mm (19.3 in) stock collapsed (MP5/10, MP5/40)
  • 805 mm (31.7 in) stock extended /
    670 mm (26.4 in) stock collapsed (MP5SD3, MP5SD6)
  • 603 mm (23.7 in) stock extended /
    368 mm (14.5 in) stock foldit (MP5K-PDW)
    Receiver end cap:
  • 550 mm (21.7 in) (MP5SD1, MP5SD4)
  • 325 mm (12.8 in) (MP5K, MP5KA1, MP5KA4, MP5KA5)
  • 349 mm (13.7 in) (MP5K-PDW)
Baurel lenth
  • 225 mm (8.9 in) (MP5A2, MP5A3, MP5A4, MP5A5, MP5/10, MP5/40)
  • 146 mm (5.7 in) (MP5SD1, MP5SD2, MP5SD3, MP5SD4, MP5SD5, MP5SD6)
  • 140 mm (5.5 in) (T-94 ZSG)
  • 115 mm (4.5 in) (MP5K, MP5KA1, MP5KA4, MP5KA5)
  • 148 mm (5.8 in) (MP5K-PDW)
Weenth
  • 50 mm (2.0 in) (MP5A2, MP5A3, MP5A4, MP5A5, MP5K, MP5KA1, MP5KA4, MP5KA5, MP5K-PDW, MP5/10, MP5/40)
  • 60 mm (2.4 in) (MP5SD1, MP5SD2, MP5SD3, MP5SD4, MP5SD5, MP5SD6)
Hicht
  • 260 mm (10.2 in) (MP5A2, MP5A3, MP5A4, MP5A5, MP5SD1, MP5SD2, MP5SD3, MP5SD4, MP5SD5, MP5SD6, MP5/10, MP5/40)
  • 210 mm (8.3 in) (MP5K, MP5KA1, MP5KA4, MP5KA5, MP5K-PDW)

Cartridge
Action Rower-delayed blowback, closed bolt
Rate o fire
  • 800 rounds/min (MP5A series, MP5/10 an MP5/40)
  • 700 rounds/min (MP5SD series)
  • 900 rounds/min (MP5K series)
    [2]
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 firin range
  • 200 m (656 ft) (MP5A2, MP5A3, MP5A4, MP5A5)
  • 125 m (410 ft) (MP5/10)
  • 100 m (328 ft) (MP5/40)
  • 100 m (328 ft) (MP5K, MP5KA1, MP5KA4, MP5KA5, MP5K-PDW)
Feed seestem 15, 30 or 40 roond detachable box magazine an 100-roond Beta C-Mag drum magazine
Sichts Airn sichts. Rear: rotary drum; front: huidit post

The Heckler & Koch MP5 (frae German: Maschinenpistole 5, meanin Submachine gun 5) is a 9mm submachine gun o German design, developed in the 1960s bi a team o ingineers frae the German smaw airms manufacturer Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K) o Oberndorf am Neckar. Thare are ower 100 variants o the MP5,[3] includin some semi-automatic versions.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Heckler & Koch – USA". Hk-usa.com. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  2. Tilstra 2012, p. 42.
  3. "H&K Web site, MP5 overview". Heckler-koch.com. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 

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