The HK417 includes international symbols for Safe, Semi-Automatic, and Fully automatic, a redesigned retractable stock which allows the user to rotate the butt plate, a new pistol grip designed by H&K, made to more ergonomically fit the hand and, attached to the rifle is a new single-piece hand guard with a free floating RIS system, used for mounting accessories.
This is one of the most amazing gas blowback rifles in Airsoft with an amazing recoil and sound that is music to any shooter's ear. Huge magazine means there is enough gas to propel the bolt strongly backward on each shot. Watch RedWolf Tim's review to see why this might be the one GBBR to own.
In the movie '13 Hours: Secret Soldiers of Benghazi' by Michael Bay , the HK417 was used by GRS team members 'Oz' and 'Boon' for long range support which had a 16 inch extended barrel with a 9 inch rail system. For the memorization of the 6 nameless soldiers who voluntarily helped to defend US Citizens in Benghzai , VFC have released this special edition which has the following unique features: