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There are 81 pistols and 0 revolvers from this manufacturer in the Handgun Database.
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Heckler & Koch GmbH
Heckler & Koch-Str. 1
Oberndorf Germany
+49 0 7423 79 0
www.heckler-koch.de
Importer:
Heckler Koch USA
5675 Transport Boulevard
Columbus GA 31907
706-568-1906
www.hk-usa.com

About the Manufacturer:

In 1949 two ex-Mauser engineers, Edmond Heckler and Theodor Koch, started a company in Germany to make machine parts. In 1956 the company participated in the German Government's tender for a new infantry rifle. With its development of the G3 assault rifle Heckler & Koch won this tender, and in 1959 the G3 was officially declared as the new standard assault rifle of the German Bundeswehr. In 1970 they began the production of a new machine pistol, the MP5 which gained a great reputation worldwide. In 1990 however, a major contract for the revolutionary G-11 caseless-cartridge rifle failed to materialize and HK encountered financial difficulties. In 1991 the company was sold to become a part of the large British defense group British Aerospace/Royal Ordnance. During the 1990s HK had good success, producing the P8 pistol and the G36 assault rifle. In 2002 British Aerospace/Royal Ordnance restructured its business and sold HK to private investors. Since then the company has continued with good success in commercial, defense and law enforcement markets.

CaliberPistlsRvlvrs
.25 Auto3
.22 LR3
.32 Auto3
.380 Auto3
9 mm31
357 SIG2
.40 S&W14
.45 Auto22
Revolver Models
None