MA5K carbine

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MA5K carbine
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Production overview

Manufacturer:

Misriah Armory

Model series:

MA5 series

Type:

Carbine

Ammunition type:

M118 7.62x51mm Full Metal Jacket Armor-Piercing

Feed system:

30-round detachable box magazine[1]

Operation:

Gas-operated

Service history

In service:

Human-Covenant War

 

The MA5K carbine is a firearm used almost exclusively by United Nations Space Command special operations forces, notably the Spartan-III supersoldiers. It is part of Misriah Armory's MA5 series.[1]

Overview

The MA5K is a shortened variant of the standard MA5 Individual Combat Weapon System. It is fully automatic and receives a thirty-round magazine of 7.62x51mm FMJ-AP ammunition.[1] The most conspicuous difference between the MA5K and other MA5 models is the replacement of the distinctive electronics housing with a carrying handle similar to that of the BR55 battle rifle. The handle probably integrates a digital ammunition counter like the BR55 and other MA5 models.

Trivia

The 'K' in this weapon's designation follows the tradition of 20th and 21st German weapons including the letter in their designations. 'K' stands for kurz, German for short.

Gallery

List of appearances

Sources

  1. ^ a b c Halo Waypoint: Assault Rifle (defunct, backup on Archive.org)