With a few tweaks to its basic MR556A1—the semi-automatic model of H&K's legendary HK416 carbine—Heckler & Koch has created an ideal competition gun. The Competition Model, shown in the range footage here with American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe, is equipped with a new, extended 14-inch hand guard, which is produced by HK’s Newington, N.H., manufacturing facility. A Magpul CTR buttstock replaces the standard stock and an advanced compensator developed by Operators Suppressor Systems replaces the conventional MR flash hider. For more, visit HK-USA.com
H&K MR556A1 Competition Model
There are few places in the country more impressive than The Cody Firearms Museum for history buffs and firearms enthusiasts, and Henry Repeating Arms, Baron Engraving and Davidson’s have created something special to support the facility.
By the latter part of the 1830s, most of the major powers finally let practicality overcome economy, realizing that it was time to switch their small arms over from flintlock to percussion. Britain and France were among the earliest, with the United States following suit in short order—the Americans fielding the handsome Model of 1842.
Externally configured as a standard vertical fore-grip, the B&T Unigrip QD With Bipod Foldable, as its name suggests, also features a throw-lever Picatinny-rail attachment clamp and more.
Now in their 20th year, the Golden Bullseye Awards are chosen annually to recognize the firearm industry’s best new offerings. Here is this year’s winners as selected by the editors of “The World’s Oldest And Largest Firearm Authority.”