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Heckler & Koch MG5

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Heckler & Koch HK121 - 7.62x51mm NATO
Heckler & Koch MG5 - 7.62x51mm NATO
Heckler & Koch MG5, current version - 7.62x51mm NATO
Heckler & Koch MG5 A2 - 7.62x51mm NATO

The Heckler & Koch MG5 is a 7.62x51mm NATO general-purpose machine gun manufactured by Heckler & Koch and is a possible successor to the Rheinmetall MG3 as the German military's new GPMG. The weapon was originally named the HK121 by Heckler & Koch, however the name was changed after it was given an official designation by the German military.


(2011 - Present)

  • Type: General Purpose Machine Gun
  • Caliber: 7.62x51mm NATO
  • Weight: 25.6 lbs (11.6 kg) (MG5), 24.7 lbs (11.2 kg) (MG5 A2)
  • Length: 47.3 in (120.2 cm) (MG5), 43.8 in (111.2 cm) (MG5 A2)
  • Barrel length: 21.7 in (55 cm) (MG5), 18.1 in (46 cm) (MG5 A2)
  • Capacity: 50 round belt in drum or 120 round belt in separate belt box
  • Muzzle Velocity: approximately 810 m/s
  • Maximum Effective Range: 600 m (bipod), 1200 m (gun mount)
  • Cyclic Rate of Fire: 600-800 rounds/min


Film/Series Title Character Notation Date
Blue Archive the Animation Asagi Mutsuki With a black grip, brass carry handle and brass fire selector switch. 2024

Video Games

Game Title Referred as Mods Notation Release Date
Counter-Strike Online HK121 Added post-release 2008
Warface "H&K MG5 121" A2; added post-release 2013
ArmA III "Navid 9.3mm" Three-round "hyperburst", converted to 9.3x64mm Added in Marksmen DLC 2013
The Division "Infantry MG5" 2016
Ghost Recon: Wildlands "MG121" 2017
Black Squad "HNK121" Aimpoint PRO sight 2017
World War 3 2018
The Division 2 "Infantry MG5" 2019
World War Z "MAG5" 2019
Ghost Recon Breakpoint "MG121" 2019
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare "M91" 2019

See Also

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