Fire to Destruction Test of 5.56mm M4A1 Carbine and M16A2 Rifle Barrels

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This test report examines the effects of firing 5.56mm M4A1 Carbine and M16A2 Rifles at a high rate of fire until the weapon is severely overheated and destroyed due to ruptures in the barrel. This test indicated the M4A1 Carbine performs as well as or better than the M16A2 Rifle with respect to barrel ruptures from overheating.

 

a317929

AMSTA-AR-ES-92-2

 

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about

This test report examines the effects of firing 5.56mm M4A1 Carbine and M16A2 Rifles at a high rate of fire until the weapon is severely overheated and destroyed due to ruptures in the barrel. This test indicated the M4A1 Carbine performs as well as or better than the M16A2 Rifle with respect to barrel ruptures from overheating.

 

a317929

AMSTA-AR-ES-92-2

 

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Aug 29, 2023

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release country

United States

language

English

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Firearm Info

type

Rifle

platform

M16

caliber

.223 / 5.56x45

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a317929 Fire to Destruction Test of 5.56mm M4A1 Carbine and M16A2 Rifle Barrels.pdf pdf

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