The M16 rifle, officially designated Rifle, Caliber 5.56 mm, M16, is a United States
military adaptation of the ArmaLite AR-15 rifle. The original M16 was a ...
Oct 28, 2015 ... The Marine Corps is replacing the M16 with the M4 carbine as the primary
weapon for the infantry. Here's why. The M16A4 may soon retire.
Although opposed by the Ordnance Corp, the Armalite AR-15 was adopted by
the Secretary of Defense as the 5.56mm M16 rifle. The M16 was selectable for
The Colt M16A4 Rifle is the fourth generation of the M16 series weapon system,
and is the world standard by which all other weapons of this class are judged.
The M16 is an magazine fed, air cooled, direct gas impengment powered assault
rifle designed by Eugene Stoner and Howard Johnson in August 1935.
Nov 1, 2015 ... Marine grunts are applauding their new commandant's decision to arm the
service's infantrymen with the M4 carbine in place of the iconic M16 ...
Aug 30, 2013 ... Shooting and discussing the iconic M16 / AR15 / M4 platform. The upper on this
select fire lower is actually my 6920 Colt, which performs ...
Jul 28, 2015 ... The Marine Corps' long, sometimes twisted, relationship with the M16 rifle is
slowly coming to an end. On Monday, the Marine Corps Times ...
Jul 31, 2012 ... The M16 and M16A1 used a 5.56mm (.223 caliber) cartridge in 20- or later ... The
M16 was called the "black rifle" and "Mattel toy" thanks to its ...
Jun 12, 2015 ... Rumor: The M-16 rifles used by American troops in Vietnam were manufactured
by the Mattel toy company.