What caliber is an M16?

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5.56x45
.223 or 5.56
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How to get an M16?

In the US, Israel, and quite a few other countries, you can get an M16 variant if you enlist in the armed forces. A US civilian in most states can buy an actual M16 from a

What is an M16?

The M16 is an American assault rifle produced by Armalite. It was designed by Eugene Stoner in 1957 and was first introduced in the Vietnam war as the M16A1 in 1963, and has b

Why is M16 called a M16?

The military just followed there nomenclature because the previous US military battle rifle was the m-14.

Why is m16 called m16?

Tested as a civilian Armalite (AR) model 15 (AR-15), accepted as a MILITARY MODEL "M" one grade higher "16"; M16.

Why is an m16 called an m16?

Traditionally, the US Military designates the year that the weapon was accepted, as the Model number. Such as the Model 1911 Colt .45 (automatic) pistol, or the M-1903 Springf

What is the length of the m16?

986mm (about 38.8 inches) for the M16A1, and 1006mm (about 39.6 inches) for the M16A2 and M16A4, and 1020mm (about 40.2 inches) for the Diemaco (now Colt Canada) C7 (Canadian

Who marketed the M16?

Colt Manufacturing, Diemaco (now Colt Canada), Fabrique Nationale USA, Daewoo Heavy Industries, Chartered Industries of Singapore.

How many calibers is in a m16 rifle?

The M16 rilfe used by the US military is caliber 5.56mm x 45mm. This is SIMILAR to, but not exactly the same as the .223 cartridge. The civilian variations of the AR-15 style
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How strong is M16?

Proven to be stronger than v ak47 so SERIOUSLY strong good fire rate aswell if better with 3 round burst if u getthis reply III III III III III III Thats da fire rate
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What is the durability of the M16?

while the m16 has held out quite well in the deserts of iraq and the jungles of vietnam it does have some issues, for one, the stock is made out of plastic, which means that i
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Is an m16 a 45 caliber weapon?

Noop. an M16 fires a 5.56mm (or .223 caliber) bullet. A .45 caliber shoots a bullet that is ~11.43mm.