Rabu, 25 Maret 2009


Type :Assault rifle
Place of origin :United States
Service history:
In service :1964–present
Used by :United States of America, See Production and usage
Wars :Vietnam War–present
Production history:
Designer :Eugene Stoner
L. James Sullivan[1]
Designed 1957
Manufacturer :Colt Defense
FN Herstal
H & R Firearms
General Motors Hydramatic Division
Produced :1960–present
Number built :Approx. 8 million[citation needed]
Variants :See Variants
Specifications :(M16A2)
Weight 8.5 lb :(3.9 kg) unloaded
8.79 lb (4.0 kg) loaded
Length 39.5 in :(1,000 mm)
Barrel length :20 in (508 mm)
Cartridge :5.56x45mm NATO
Action Gas-operated, rotating bolt
Rate of fire :700–950 rounds/min, cyclic depending on model
Muzzle velocity :3,200 ft/s (975 m/s) (M16A1)
3,050 ft/s (930 m/s) (M16A2)
Effective range :550 m (600 yd)
Feed system :Various STANAG Magazines

Tidak ada komentar: