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Who invented the M4 Carbine?

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The M4 is a shorter version of the M16 rifle, which is the military designation of the Armalite Rifle. Eugene Stoner is generally credited with the creation of the Armalite.
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Can a civilian own a M4 Carbine?

Yes. There are many versions of the M4 Carbine available for civilian purchase. But you have to have a permit for it to be full automatic. Semi automatic AR-15 style rifles ar

Is the M4 carbine and the M4 A1 the same?

They are not the same. The M4A1 was first issued to U.S troops in 1997. It is more reliable than the M4 and has a fully automatic fire capability.

What are the characteristics of M4 Carbine?

The M4 Carbine is a LIGHT WEIGHT, GAS OPERATED, AIR COOLED, MAGAZINE FED, SHOULDER FIRED weapon.   Maximum Effective Range: [point target: 500 meters, Area Target: 600 mete

How much does a M4 carbine cost?

New, just over $500. I've seen used in very good condition for $300. You can't find a good M4 upper for $500 let alone an entire rifle. You'll be looking at around $1000 to

How do you aim the m4 carbine?

The M4, like most US military rifles made in the past 70 years, uses a ring and post sight system. The front sight, a post, is placed on your target, being elevated or depress

What is the range of the m4 carbine?

Effective ranges are 500 metres for a point target, 800 for an area target.

Where can you buy a M4 Carbine?

Very few transferrable ones were made prior to the Firearm Owner's Protection Act of 1986 (the legislation which, among other things, prohibited the continued manufacture of f

Is the m4 carbine gas operated?

Yes, as are most AR-15 variants and clones from Eugene Stoner's original design. Gases are vented from the gas block located under the front sight post on the barrel through t