HK G-3 variants,clone,copy
Models made under license

The G3 rifle is or was produced under license in the following countries: Brazil, Iran, France, Greece, Norway, Mexico, Myanmar, Pakistan, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Sweden and Turkey.
G3P3: Model number for Pakistani-made version of G3A3.
G3P4: Model number for Pakistani-made version of G3A4.
G3A5: HK assigned model number for the HK-made Danish version of the G3A3. It differs in that it has a silent bolt-closure device. In Danish service it is known as the Gv M/66. The Gv M/66 was originally intended for use with optics as a designated marksman rifle, while the rest of the squad were issued M1 Garands.
G3A6: HK assigned model number for the Iranian-made version of the G3A3. It differs in having a dark-green handguard, stock, and trigger pack.
G3A7: HK assigned model number for the Turkish-made version of the G3A3.
G3A7A1: HK assigned model number for the Turkish-made version of the G3A4.
HSG1: HK assigned model number for the Luxembourg-made version of the G3A3.
BA63: Model number for Myanmar-made version of original G3 (with wooden stock, handguard and flip sight)
Other military variants and derivatives
Gv M/75
: HK made for Denmark
BA63 (Burma Army): Licensed produced G3 by Myanmar stated owned KaPaSa factories in partnership with Fritz Werner Industry Ausrustungen-Gmbh (FRG) and the German Technical Corporation Agency with licensing rights sold by 1960 with the first 10,000 G3s bought from West Germany (through Rheinmetall) before Burmese factories went operational due to fears that it could align with East Germany
BA64: Typically known as the G4 in Myanmar armed forces,this is the heavy barreled light machine gun (LMG) version of standard G3A3 with bipod, carrying handle and full metal hand-guard with ventilation ports.
BA72: Assault carbine version of G3A4/G3K with shorter barrel and wooden stock.
BA100: A copy of the G3A3ZF sniper rifle.
AG-3: Norwegian G3A5 variant produced by Kongsberg Våpenfabrikk,
AG-3F1: An AG-3 with a retractable stock as on G3A4.All versions of the AG-3 have the ability to attach a 40 mm HK79 grenade launcher.
AG-3F2: An improvement of the AG-3F1, featuring B&T Picatinny rails on the receiver, as well as a RIS handguard.
Ak4: Swedish-made version of the G3Amanufactured from 1965 to 1970 by both Carl Gustafs stads gevärsfaktori and Husqvarna Vapenfabriks and from 1970 until the end of production in 1985– exclusively by Carl Gustaf in Eskilstuna.
Ak 4OR: Optiskt Riktmedel, optical sight. This model is fitted with a Hensoldt 4×24 telescopic sight mounted
Ak 4B: In this updated version the iron sights have been removed and replaced with an Aimpoint CS red-dot reflex sight mounted on a Picatinny rail.
Ak 4C: An updated version of the Ak 4B with an adjustable-length stock designed and manufactured by the Swedish company Spuhr i Dalby AB. Fielded in 2017 and used by Hemvärnet - Nationella skyddsstyrkorna ("Swedish Home Guard").
Ak 4D: An updated version of the Ak 4B with the adjustable-length stock of the Ak 4C but with the addition of a modular handguard (also designed and manufactured by the Swedish company Spuhr i Dalby AB) and the Hensoldt 4×24 telescopic sight of the Ak 4OR in a Picatinny mount. The Ak 4D will be used by the Swedish Army as a stop-gap DMR.
DIO G3-A3 Bullpup: Iranian bullpup variant of the G3.
G3P4: Pakistan Ordnance Factories designation for license-produced G3A4 rifles.
G3S: A version of G3P3 with a shorter barrel.
G3M-Tactical: A light weight version of G3 rifle with polymer body and shorter barrel.
FR Ordnance MC51 Machine Carbine: Produced by the United Kingdom firm FR Ordnance International Ltd.
Specialized G3 types
: This is simply a G3 with a 40 mm HK79 under-barrel grenade launcher. TGS stands for Tragbares Granat System ("portable grenade system").
G3A3ZF: This is a rifle issued with a STANAG claw-and rail scope bracket and a Hensoldt Fero Z24 4×24 telescopic sight to be mounted and zeroed by the user. The ZF stands for Zielfernrohr ("Telescopic Sight"). The Hensoldt Fero Z24 4×24 telescope sight for G3 rifle and claw mount assembly were developed for designated marksman use. The Fero Z24 elevation knob features Bullet Drop Compensation (BDC) settings for 100–600 metres (109–656 yd) in 100 metres (109 yd) increments calibrated for 7.62×51mm NATO ball ammunition.[18] The G3A3ZF is otherwise a standard G3A3 that during factory test shooting printed a 5-shot group of 80 millimetres (3.1 in) (0.8 mil/2.75 MOA) diameter or less.
G3SG/1: A modified/accurized rifle for sharpshooter/sniper use introduced in 1972. The "SG" stands for Scharfschützengewehr ("Sharpshooting Rifle")
MSG3: A variant introduced in 1988 featuring a 600 millimetres (23.6 in) long barrel, a newer telescopic sight mount.In addition to the G3SG/1 the buttstock has an auxiliary cheek riser and its length is adjustable and features the PSG1 semi-automatic only trigger pack. MSG stands for Militärisches Scharfschützen Gewehr ("Military Sniper Rifle").
MSG90: A somewhat cheaper and lighter 600 millimetres (23.6 in) long barrel version of the PSG1 modified for military sniping/designated marksman applications. The MSG90 and PSG1 have different trigger packs.
PSG1: A free-floating 650 millimetres (25.6 in) long barrel semi-automatic only version of the G3 introduced in 1985 with a strengthened receiver with rails welded over the channels where a retractable buttstock would slide and numerous other upgrades and such to meet the necessities of police sniper units. This rifle is famous for its accuracy and comfort, but infamous for its price and inability to be deployed by military units because some upgrades made the rifle too fragile. PSG stands for Präzisionsscharfschützengewehr ("Precision Sniper Rifle").
HK made
: The terminology used by custom gunsmiths (e.g., Choate) and importers (e.g., Interarms)
HK-41,HK-91,HK911: very like all G-3
HK51: short like HK-53
SR9: These variants of the HK91ZFHK-made for civil use semi-auto only
HK32: An experimental variant of the rifle chambered for the Soviet 7.62×39mm M43 cartridge. It was never adopted by any country.
Other manufacturers
PTR 91:
PTR Industries is manufacturing semi-automatic copies of the HK G3
Century International Arms: Century Arms builds a clone of the Cetme C (similar to a G3) under the model designation of C308.
SAR-3: Semi-automatic copy of HK-91 made by EBO in Greece and imported into the United States by Springfield Armory.
SAR-8: Post-ban version of SAR-3, modified to comply with import restrictions.
Schwaben Arms: makes civilian clones for the German market called M41
MKE: makes a clone designated T41
LuxDefTec: makes clones of the G3 designated HSG41


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