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Franchi641
Franchi M641
Country of origin

Italy/Germany

Manufacturer(s)

Franchi SpA/Heckler & Koch GmbH

Year(s) designed

1981

Weapon type

Assault rifle

Caliber

5.56x45mm NATO

The Franchi mod. 641 was an assault rifle designed by Italian firearms manufacturer Franchi SpA in collaboration with German company Heckler & Koch.

OverviewEdit

The Franchi M641 was a joint development between Franchi and H&K. Franchi, a company known for producing sporting and combat shotguns, wanted to submit a design to Italian rifle trials in the early 1980s, but had scarce time or experience to design an assault rifle from scratch; instead, they sought assistance from H&K. The result was a modified H&K G41 assault rifle that was gas-operated and aesthetically tweaked. The rifle was submitted to trials but rejected in favor of Beretta's AR70/90.

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