The Heckler & Koch M27 Is the Marines New Rifle

Price of new rifle reportedly similar to the current M4

Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons, United States Marine Corps.

The U.S. Marine Corps has picked the Heckler & Koch M27 as its new infantry rifle.

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Neller confirmed the selection in an interview with Military.com.

The new rifle is part of a wider overhaul of the Marines’ infantry gear. Jarheads are also getting new communications equipment, body armor, suppressors and night-vision optics.

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