The MK23 Mod 0 SOCOM Offensive Handgun, developed by Heckler & Koch, is a match grade pistol adopted by USSOCOM (United States Special Operations Command) in the 1990s. This Navy SEALs weapon uses a .45 ACP cartridge, with a hexagonal barrel and ambidextrous safety magazine release on both sides of the frame. Part of a [...]
Heckler & Kochdeveloped the MK23 in response to a project specification by USSpecial Operations Command. This is the secondary or backup weaponof many SEALs to complement the M4A1 assault rifle. With a .45caliber round that provides exceptional stopping power at closequarters it is also a lighter and more manageable handgun than theSIG Sauers that are [...]
As can be imagined, the array of weaponry that is used by Navy SEALs is extensive and sophisticated. This state-of-the-art weaponry is not only made in the United States, but is sourced from all over the world.
Most weaponry has been specifically designed for the use of SEALs or the Special Operations Forces in general. This [...]