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For the assault rifle variant, see 416-C Carbine
"Semi-automatic marksman rifle with limited magazine capacity. Favored by GIGN."
— In-game description


The 417 is a marksman rifle featured in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. It is available for use by GIGN Recruits and the Operators Twitch and Lion.

Overview

The HK417 is a battle rifle designed and manufactured by Heckler & Koch in Germany. It is a gas operated, selective fire rifle with a rotating bolt. It's chambered for the full-power 7.62×51mm NATO round, instead of the less powerful 5.56×45mm NATO intermediate cartridge. The HK417 is intended for use in roles where the greater penetrative power and range of the 7.62×51mm NATO round are required. It has been adopted for service by a number of armed forces, special forces, and police organizations.

In-game, the 417 combines power and speed with a 10-round magazine plus one in the chamber. It requires at least two to three shots to kill most Operators or a single headshot. The limited magazine capacity does, however, hold this rifle back. Curiously, it the only weapon in the game that doesn't have access to a Reflex Sight, despite being able to equip the other three Sights.

Weapon Attachments

Sight
Barrel
Grip
Under Barrel


Trivia

  • The rifle is modeled with a 20 round magazine and incorrectly feeds 10 rounds out of the said magazine.

Patch Changes