Object Title

Centrefire self-loading magazine rifle - Heckler and Koch Model HK 940

Centrefire self-loading magazine rifle - Heckler and Koch Model HK 940

Date

1975-1985

Object Number

XII.10572

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in scheme 1989. From Hertfordshire Police, no.9.

Physical Description

The breech features a delayed roller-locked bolt system that providing a soft recoil not usually found in a big game rifle. The one piece stock is of European Walnut. The blued barrel is fitted to take a Telescopic sight. The magazine is missing

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 45 in (1143 mm), Barrel length: 22.5 in (572 mm), Weight: 8 lb. 6 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 07823

Calibre

7 mm

Associations

Places Germany