Infantry Weapons

Netherlands buys HK416A5 for special forces

14 February 2018

The Dutch Ministry of Defence signed a seven-year contract on 7 February for the delivery of Heckler & Koch HK416A5 rifles, parts, additional equipment, and accessories.

The single source procurement worth EUR14 million (USD17.3 million) with Condor Arhem includes an option for an additional three years.

Unveiled in 2012, the HK416A5 is equipped with fully ambidextrous manipulators and a gas regulator allowing suppressed fire.

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