H&K has officially been contracted by the United States Marine Corps to replace the M4 carbine with the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle.
The M27 is a variation of the H&K 416 and features a 16″ barrel.
This is important for the velocity needed to make 5.56 lethal at that range.
All of the new M27s will be built here in the Georgia , USA along with countless other weapons to meet the growing demand in the US market.
- Cartridge: 5.56 NATO
- Barrel length: 16 in.
- Weight: 7.9 lbs.
- Gas-operated fully automatic
- Unit price: $3,000
- Overall length: 33 in. – 36.3 in.
- Manufacturer: H&K