POTD: Kazakhstan – Particular Forces with NVG and Heckler & Koch MP5 SD -The Firearm Weblog


You hardly ever see this lots of Heckler &amp Koch MP5s in a single image, and these are all suppressed SD versions. A image properly worthy of becoming Photo Of The Day.

I comprehend that these are Particular Forces from Kazakhstan (Possibly “Arystan”).

The Evening Vision Goggles are most probably AN/PVS7, a single tube evening vision.

The MP5 makes use of an operating principle with a delayed roller locked bolt.

In establishing the silenced MP5SD, Heckler &amp Koch responded to the unique specifications of Particular Forces units.

In spite of its integrated silencer element, it has the exact same length and shape as an unsilenced submachine gun. As opposed to most standard silenced submachine guns, it fires typical ammunition varieties with the exact same impact. The use of unique subsonic ammunition is not required. The integrated silencer element suppresses the muzzle flash incredibly successfully, as a outcome of which the weapon is also great for evening operations utilizing low-light amplifiers. No wonder the MP5SD is a single of the most precise silenced submachine guns of its kind.

Image from H&ampK homepage.


From the original caption (auto-translated from Russian, with some minor edits. So please excuse if some of it does not make great sense.)

Particular Forces of the Central Military District and the reconnaissance group of Kazakhstan raided a conditional adversary’s camp throughout a tactical unique physical exercise.

With the enable of Orlan-10 unmanned aerial cars, the scouts opened a conditional band formation manage point, possessing reported the coordinates to the unique forces group.

Obtaining inflicted maximum fire harm on the enemy’s manpower, the scouts destroyed the enemy’s communications gear, thereby breaking manage.

Fighters of the unique forces of Kazakhstan took component in the destruction of the conditional gang group, which carried out parachute-cost-free landing from helicopters of the Mi-eight army aviation.

Units of the armed forces of Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan take component in the Search-2018 physical exercise – a total of about three thousand persons and far more than 500 pieces of gear.


The image is from the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, MIL.ru.


I like Kazakhs. Why? When the fellow competitors from Khazaktsan left Rifle Globe Shoot in Sweden they mentioned they had a unique present for me.

They then gave me all of the beer they had left. We can be close friends forever.


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