As of July 2015, Heckler and Koch manufactures three types of assault rifles: the G36, the HK416 A5 and the HK417 A2. The G36 is a standard military infantry gun, while the HK416 and HK417 guns are gas-powered weapons.
The G36 is available in the basic version as well as the G36K and G36C versions, both of which have shorter barrels. This gun's magazine holds 30 rounds and shoots approximately 750 bullets per minute.
The HK416 is available in four barrel lengths ranging from 11 to 20 inches. This gun has multiple magazine options that can hold 10, 20 or 30 rounds. This gun shoots approximately 850 bullets per minute. The HK416 is easily operated by both left- and right-handed users. It comes with a winter trigger guard that is easy to use when wearing gloves. The pistol grip includes a compartment for field stripping tools.
The HK417 is available in three barrel lengths ranging from 13 to 20 inches. This gun has multiple magazine options that can hold 10 or 20 rounds, and it shoots approximately 600 bullets per minute. The HK417 has attachment interfaces for grenade launchers and a slim telescopic buttstock. The pressurized gas is adjustable without tools.