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German Paper:HK G36 useless at 200 yards plus when hot

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This link was posted on the Firearms Blog from a German Newspaper.

The headline, as translated by Babblefish was : "German storm rifle for long fight unfit "

G36: Deutsches Sturmgewehr für langen Kampf untauglich - Nachrichten Politik - Deutschland - WELT ONLINE

Material problems with the German Federal Armed Forces: After longer combat the rifle G36 is so hot shot that opponents at a distance of only 200 meters cannot be fought any longer correctly.

Investigations result in substantial problems with G36-Gewehr The German Federal Armed Forces determined more extensive problems by investigations with its standard rifle G36 than so far well-known.

As " Bild" - Reported, examination results of the military engineering agency the German Federal Armed Forces alarmed newspaper with reference to an internal paper from the Ministry of Defense. The problems with the G36 represented a substantial lack from military view and are from substantial employment relevance. In an evaluation of the military engineering agency of the German Federal Armed Forces it means according to newspaper: "

All 89 G36 examined so far show a change of the middle meeting place and an expansion of the Streukreises in such a manner in the hot shot condition that an opponent at a distance of 200 meters any longer are not fought surely kann." Already several weeks ago had " Spiegel" reported, the G36 is not fully suitable for longer fire fights. The German Federal Armed Forces arranged further investigations.
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I'm covered. There are no shots longer than 100yds from my house to any potential zombies anyway. :D
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