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Who invinted the AR-15?

The AR-15 style of assault weapon was designed by Eugene Stoner of the Fairchild Armalite corporation. The AR-15 is based on the 7.62 mm AR-10, designed by Eugene Stoner of the Fairchild ArmaLite corporation Full Answer

Who invented the M16A1?

The M16A1 is the U.S. military designation for the AR-15 rifle built by Colt. The AR-15 itself was invented in 1957 by Eugene Stoner (1922-1997) while at ArmaLite. Full Answer

Who invented the m4?

The basis of the M4 is the M16 rifle, for which Eugene Stoner is commonly credited. Development of the M4 was a cooperative effort between the Special Operations Community of the United States Armed Forces and Colt's Firearms. Full Answer

Who invnted m 16 rifle?

Eugene Stoner designed the AR-15, which with certain DOD required refinements, became known by the designation M-16. This all happened in the late 1950s with adoption in the early 1960s Full Answer

Who invented armalite rifle?

ArmaLite was a division of Fairchild, and made SEVERAL rifles that used the AR (ArmaLite Rifle) prefix. See the link below to a history of the company. Eugene Stoner was the primary designed of the AR15 series of firearms. Full Answer