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M-16 assault rifle
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From top to bottom: M16A1, M16A2, M4A1, M16A4
Type Assault rifle
Place of origin United States
Service history
In service 1963–present
Used by See Users
Wars Vietnam War
Invasion of Grenada
Gulf War
Somali Civil War
Operation Deny Flight
Operation Joint Endeavor
War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
Iraq War
Production history
Designer Eugene Stoner and L. James Sullivan[1]
Designed 1957
Manufacturer
  • Colt Defense
  • Daewoo Precision Industries
  • {FN Herstal
  • H & R Firearms
  • General Motors Hydramatic Division
  • Elisco
  • U.S. Ordnance
  • Produced 1960–present
    Number built ~8 million
    Variants See Variants
    Specifications (M16A2)
    Weight 7.18 lbs (3.26 kg) (unloaded)
    8.79 lb (Script error kg) (loaded)
    Length 39.5 in (Script error mm)
    Barrel length 20 in (Script error mm)

    Cartridge 5.56×45mm NATO
    Action Gas-operated, rotating bolt (direct impingement)
    Rate of fire 12–15 rounds/min sustained
    45–60 rounds/min semi-automatic
    700–950 rounds/min cyclic
    Muzzle velocity 3,110 ft/s (948 m/s)[2]
    Effective range 550 meters (point target)
    800 meters (area target)

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    ReferencesEdit

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    2. M15 5.56mm Rifle. Specifications. colt.com

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