What is Heckler & Koch MP5?

The Heckler & Koch MP5 is a submachine gun that comes from West Germany. The ammo is fed into the MP5 by a long detachable magazine that fits underneath the receiver. There are different size magazines available for the Heckler & Koch MP5. They can have anywhere from a 15-round to a 40-round capacity. There is even a military grade drum magazines which can hold up to 100 rounds.

There are a lot of different submachine guns, but the Heckler & Koch MP5 is the most popular of them all. Approximately 40 countries currently make the MP5 available to security companies, intelligence agencies, military branches, and law enforcement agencies. For decades, SWAT teams in the United States used the MP5 as their primary weapon of choice. They recently replaced it with the AR-15, though.