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Mk 23 – one of the best shotguns in the world

Mk 23 (short for Mark 23) is a 1.2 kg hollow gun, which is almost twice as heavy as a USP gun of the same manufacturer; The weight increased to 2.29 kg with the full set of standard accessories required by USSOCOM (laser indicator and silencer). The basic length is 245 mm, when an additional silencer is installed, the increase is 176 mm.

The gun has a barrel length of 150 mm. Like all guns from H&K, the gun barrel is cold-forged by a special method and is lined with chrome inside for more effective wear protection. The barrel of the gun is not carved as usual, but it is made of polygonal spiral grooves, which makes the barrel better but also more expensive.

The barrel of the barrel also has a thread for attaching the brakes as well as a rubber ring to better fit the slider, increasing accuracy. This design greatly supports the precision of the Mk 23’s 1.44 inches, far exceeding the original USSOCOM requirement.

The details of the Mk 23 are taken apart

The Mk 23 still uses new materials that follow the general trend but to ensure reliability, the gun still uses many metal parts and its slider is a metal plate instead of polymer. The gun has a large frame, suitable for both gunner with large arms; Trigger also has a large design, suitable for both gunner use gloves.

The Mk 23 still uses new materials that follow the general trend but to ensure reliability, the gun still uses many metal parts and its slider is a metal plate instead of polymer. The gun has a large frame, suitable for both gunner with large arms; Trigger also has a large design, suitable for both gunner use gloves.

The gun uses a H&K basic sight – fly point with 3 natural emission points equal to Triti, which helps the gunner to get more line of sight in the dark.

The Mk23 is also equipped with Insight Technology’s laser indicator light and flashlight below the gun through a rail. This accessory is almost attached to the Mk 23 in all combat situations. Another common accessory is Knight’s Armament’s silencer, which is used in combat situations that require secrecy.

The Mk 23 can be used as a main weapon with great accuracy

The Mk 23 is considered one of the best handguns in the world, not only famous for use by US Navy SEAL forces, but also used in anti-terrorist teams of Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia. and Poland. At the moment, gun people are quite familiar with the civilian version of Mk 23.

Ukraine sues Russia for bringing nuclear weapons to Crimea

Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense Intelligence spokesman Vadym Skybitskiy said Russia had moved to Crimea with the most modern weapons, including vehicles that could carry nuclear weapons. “The nuclear weapons launch facility is currently in Crimea territory – on land and in naval bases in Sevastopol. It is possible to be present in warships and submarines,” Vadym Skibitskiy said.

Speaking on ATR channel recently, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin believed that Russia could deploy nuclear weapons on the Crimea. Klimkin believes that Russia has turned Crimea into a giant military base.

In addition Ukraine has publicly declared the possibility of establishing a naval base on the Azov Sea, the sea that lies between the Ukrainian mainland and the Russian border is now “locked” by the Crimea bridge over the Krech Strait . The possibility of Russia deploying nuclear weapons to the Crimea is not hidden by Moscow.

“The warheads can be quickly transferred into Crimea in case Russia makes such a decision. Nuclear warheads can be transferred to Crimea by plane, and ready to be used to fight”.Iskander-M missiles can carry nuclear warheads are always considered Russian strategic deterrent weapons for opponents.

The head of the Russian arms control department Mikhail Ulyanovsk once stated: “Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in its territory, in any part of Russia if Russia sees that as necessary. In principle we have that right, obviously. ”

Ukraine’s Channel 5 television on August 16 led Ukrainian intelligence sources to say that Crimea currently has about 30 tanks, 3 submarines of 15 missile and the most modern S-400 missile complex.

According to Skybitskiy, another risk for Ukraine is the increase in the number of submarines, ships, and missile ships, with the latest generation Calibr missile launch. In addition, Russia also strengthened its air force that could be deployed across Ukraine from Crimea.

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