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Umarex (VFC) HK53 GBB Airsoft Rifle

Original Price $499.95
Current Price $424.95
Product Description:

The Heckler & Koch HK53 is a variant of the HK33, which is a 5.56mm version of the H&K G3 rifle, but with a resemblance to the MP5. It utilizes Heckler & Koch's roller-delayed blowback system. The HK33 was developed in response to the US adopting an intermediate cartridge during the Vietnam War, although Germany did not adopt the 5.56mm NATO round until the arrival of the H&K G36 rifle. The HK33 was considered large, and even the "Carbine" variant, the HK33K, was not compact enough for some clandestine units, leading to the creation of the HK53.
The HK53 has a similar size to the MP5A5 or MP5A3, featuring a retractable stock and a handguard of the same size. Many external accessories designed for the MP5 can also be used with the HK53. This has led to units and operators familiar with the MP5 platform opting for the HK53, such as the British armed police and armed forces adopting it as the L101A1. The Special Air Service (SAS) used the HK53 during the Troubles due to its similar manual of arms and size to the MP5, but with increased stopping power to deal with combatants wearing body armor. The United States Navy SEALs also used the HK53 during the Vietnam War, designated as the T223 and produced under license by Harrington & Richardson (H&R). The United States Border Patrol still uses the HK53 to this day.
The Umarex (Elite Force) HK53 gas airsoft rifle is a faithful replica of the German Cold War classic. It is made of stamped sheet steel and high-quality polymers, providing the same robustness as the real steel version. The HK53 gas airsoft rifle features a classic lower receiver with unique markings of 0, 1, and 25 for safe, semi-auto, and full-auto, respectively. Internally, VFC has enhanced the Umarex (Elite Force) HK53 with a big bore bolt system, heavy recoil buffer, and heavy recoil springs for increased felt recoil and realistic cycling. The rifle also incorporates VFC's new Hop-up adjustment system, allowing for easy hop-up adjustments without removing the magazine.
The Umarex (Elite Force) HK53 is compatible with external accessories designed for the Umarex (Elite Force) H&K MP5, such as the Picatinny handguard, fixed buttstock, V-Light 5 Tactical Handguard Weaponlight, Picatinny Top rails, and lower receiver trigger group. This cross-compatibility provides convenience for owners of Umarex (Elite Force) H&K MP5s who already have accessories available.
Whether you are a Cold War enthusiast, a fan of special forces, or simply enjoy the HK platform, the Umarex (Elite Force) HK53 gas airsoft rifle is a great choice to own.

Umarex (VFC) HK53 GBB Airsoft Rifle
Gas Blow Back Submachine Gun with Fully & Semi-Automatic Shooting Mode
Official H&K (HECKLER & KOCH) Licensed Authentic Marking on Body

Cocking Handle can be locked & released
Polymer Receiver Grip
Metal Top Receiver
Metal One-Piece Outer Barrel With Muzzle Brake
Polymer Handguard
Metal 30 rounds Loading Capacity HK53 Gas Magazine
Retractable Buttstock

Adjustable Hop-Up System

Ammo Size
Barrel Thread Size (mm)
Barrel Thread Type
Capacity (rds)
Hop up
Inner Barrel Length (mm)
Length (mm)
Magazine Type
Gas Rifles / SMGs
Net Weight (g)
Power (fps)
Power Source
Green Gas / Top Gas
Replica Type
Shooting Mode
Semi Auto / Full Auto