10 Guns of the Special Forces #7
The Heckler & Koch MK 23, Mk 23 Mod 0, Mark 23, or MARK 23, is a weapon system consisting of a match grade semi-automatic pistol, a laser aiming module (LAM), and suppressor. It was adopted by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for special operations units in the 1990s as an offensive handgun. Production began in 1991, and it was the basis for the HK USP, which began production in 1993.
|Barrel length||149.10 mm (5.87 in)|
|Action||Short recoil, DA/SA|
|Rate of fire||Semi-automatic|
|Muzzle velocity||260 m/s (850 ft/s)|
|Effective firing range||50 m|
Detachable box magazine; capacities: