Infanterist der Zukunft (IdZ) is the German Future Solider program. The program’s modernized carbine is the G36K IdZ.
Along with the previous G36K accessories it also features …
- Low profile upper picatinny rail with integrated BUIS.
- XM8 style enlarged magazine release with drop-free capability.
- XM8 style bolt release inside the trigger guard.
- Flash hider for use with B&T suppressors.
- New stock that is collapsible, foldable and has an adjustable cheek riser.
On a side note, the German Army Special Forces (KSK) and Military Police (Feldjaeger) will be holding a competition for a new carbine that feed from M16/AR-15 magazines. According to REMOV, next year H&K will introduce a new magazine well for the G36 that accepts M16 magazines as well as a translucent M16 magazine.
A big thank you to Kratisto providing the information in this blog post.