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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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What types of ammunition can be used with the M4 carbine?

 M193 - Ball  M196 - Trace  M199 - Dummy  M200 - Blank (Violet tip and 7 petal rose crimp)  M855 - Ball (Green Tip)  M856 - Tracer (Red Tip)  M862 - Short Range Traini

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

Is the 50 AE useable in a M4 carbine?

No. It could be done, if an upper receiver and barrel were made for it. However, to the best of my knowledge, no .50 AE uppers exist.

Which is best ak-47 or M4 Carbine?

Thousands upon thousands of words in dozens of articles in gun magazines over the past 50 years have been written on this question. Bottom line - it all depends on what you li

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

What is the weight of the M4 Carbine?

  6.49 pounds without magazine, 7.19 pounds with a loaded 20 round magazine and 7.5 pounds with a loaded 30 round magazine.

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

How can you get an m4 assault carbine in California?

To put it simply, you can not. If you want a rifle that looks/functions like an M-16/M-4, but is semi-automatic, then it must have been an AR-15 imported into California and r

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

What is the muzzle velocity for the m4 carbine?

The M4A1 version of the M16 rifle has a muzzle velocity of about 2900 feet per second, firing the 5.56mm cartridge.

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 better - an AK-47 or an M4 carbine?

Like many of these questions, this one cannot have a single answer. The question you need to ask yourself is what "better"means. Also, you need to keep in mind that an AK (it