H&K AG engages in the manufacture of small arms. The company offers pistols, machine pistols, assault rifles, precision rifles, machine guns, and training systems.It operates through the following segments: Germany, USA-Commercial, USA-Defence, Great Britain, France, and Holding Activities. The Germany segments designs, manufacture, and distributes defence and security products together with the provision of associated services. The USA-Commercial segment refers to the production, sale, and distribution activities for commercial and security products and provides related services in the US. The Great Britain segment covers the supply to the United Kingdom. The Holding Activities segment relates to H&K AG and HKM. The company was founded by Edmund Heckler, Theodor Koch, and Alex Seidel in 1949 and is headquartered in Oberndorf am Neckar, Germany.