Germany turns on its top gunmaker | Reuters

In the lush forests of southern Germany sits a fenced-in compound of drab white buildings that house a company under siege. Heckler and Koch is one of the most successful gun makers in the world. Its HK416 assault rifle is said to have been used to kill Osama bin Laden and the G36 is standard issue for militaries across the globe. In years past, the company profited from Germany’s aggressive export policies. In 2008, Chancellor…

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