Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork and expert analysis, this study charts the origins, use, and influence of the MP5, Heckler a Kochas innovative and long-lived submachine gun. The MP5 achieved worldwide recognition in the hands of elite special-operations forces such as the SAS, GSG 9, and the US Navy SEALs. Having gained an excellent reputation with such high-profile operators, the weapon has also armed Italyas Carabinieri and Indiaas National Security Guard. Offering a combination of light weight, a blistering rate of fire, and a level of pinpoint accuracy never usually seen in weapons of its class, the MP5 has helped to transform tactics in hostage rescue and other situations in which precision shooting is crucial. Casting new light on the iconic MP5, this is an ideal volume for anyone interested in the history of modern small arms and special forces operations.24 A right-side view of an MP5/40 with three-shot-burst mode and a SureFire forearm containing a weapon light. ... The HK Armorera#39;s manual devotes four pages to use of LOW IMPULSE and HIGH IMPULSE 10mm ammunition and properanbsp;...
|Title||:||The MP5 Submachine Gun|
|Publisher||:||Osprey Publishing - 2014-07-20|