To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Germany to procure MG4 A3 from 2021

19th June 2020 - 15:30 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London

RSS

Amid continued efforts to improve the lethality of the German armed forces, the Bundeswehr recently released images of paratroopers from Zweibrücken training with the new 5.56x45mm MG4 A3 light machine gun in early May.

A spokesperson for the German MoD confirmed to Shephard that there is no fixed contract yet to procure these weapons from Heckler & Koch (H&K), although the acquisition is planned for 2021-2022.

The procurement will include 623 MG4 A3 with a supplemental kit and 272 modified kits for use of the weapon in training simulation systems.

‘The MG4A3 will, in some cases, replace the old MG3

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Flavia Camargos Pereira

Author

Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin