Infantry Weapons

Lithuania buys more G36 assault rifles

19 October 2018

The Lithuanian Ministry of Defence (MoD) placed a follow-on order for G36 assault rifles from Heckler & Koch, the company announced on 16 October.

The order is for a modified version of the rifle, designated G36 KA4M1 by the Lithuanians, with an HK269 40 mm-grenade launcher, a new buttstock, slimmer handguard, and modified sight rail.

The order is worth EUR11 million (USD12.6 million), with deliveries taking place in 2019.

The Lithuanian MoD already ordered the G36 KA4M1 with the HK269 in August 2016, which were delivered in 2017 under a contract worth around EUR12.5 million.

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