In 1983 with the adoption of the M16A2, the M16 rifle was modified for three round bursts, with some later variants having all modes of fire and has been the primary service rifle of the U.S. armed forces. The M16 has also been widely adopted by other ...
Keep the 5.56mm Round! Go Back to 7.62mm Round!
An interesting and compelling debate is sparking back up as the Army is intensively looking at a replacement for the M4 and the other services eyeball what America’s biggest military branch is going to do ... of the 7.62 round should prompt a considered ...
A blue-on-blue officer-involved shooting and the 'ready round' for survivors
Leon, we also have thoughts and prayers for the officers involved in this shooting ... Calling this the “ready round,” Col. Grossman says this is the one that’s “in the chamber ready to go when you do not know what to say or do.
Analysis: Army seeks to replace M4 and M16
The Request For Information is also notable because, for the first time, the Army says it is open to any caliber of weapon, greatly expanding the number of guns available for competition. The M16 and M4 use the 5.56mm round ... that could do two things ...
No one needs a 30-round clip
No one does. A good hunter can get his limit with two rounds and go home. In 1967, my friends and neighbors let me go to Vietnam, where they gave me an M16 with a 20-round clip. Did we get unlimited free refills? The plan was to keep Vietnam from going ...