The HK G36 5.56x45mm rifle was designed in the early 1990s as a replacement for the heavier 7.62mm G3 battle rifle. It was accepted into service in German armed forces and is used as an in infantry gun in a large number of countries. This genuine rimfire replica offers all the excitement of the original in cost effective .22 L.R. caliber. The HK G36 Semi-Automatic Rifle in .22 L.R. is manufactured exclusively by Walther under license from HK. It is the only genuine HK tactical rimfire replica available in the world.