|Manufacturer:||Heckler & Koch/ U.S. Army joint project|
|Users:||None, XM8 project cancelled in 2005|
|Ammunition Type:||5.56x45mm NATO|
|Magazine Capacity:||30 rds.|
|Optics:||Laser Sight, Red Dot Sight, 6x Scope, Rifle Scope|
|Barrel length:|| 9.5 in. PDW
12.5 in. Carbine
20.0 in. Marksman
The M8 is an assault rifle.
The H&K (X)M8 is a modular weapon designed to fill a number of tactical roles, from compact close quarters combat to a full-length marksman precision rifle. The standard carbine variant is equipped with a 12.5 in. barrel and a lightweight polymer frame for excellent maneuverability and medium range accuracy. With numerous accesory rails the M8 can be fitted with various optics and laser aiming devices.