According to DW.de, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen stated that Bundeswehr will find replacement rifle for G36. Special Forces will reveice new weapons immediately.
G36 has been exposed to have problems in high temperature climate as well as trunnion having problems when the round count gets high. Recently, German government reported their findings that confirm the problem.
The weapon's capacity to hit targets fell to 30 percent when the surrounding temperature reached 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) or when the weapon became hot through constant use, the report said.
From: DW.de via The Firearm Blog
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