American Colt M16 Rifle- Replica

This is a Replica American Colt M16 Rifle. It has been manufactured and is intended to be a realistic film or stage prop

Replica Firearms are high quality copies of historic and modern firearms. Manufactured to be realistic reproductions and not manufactured to be a practical firearms. As such they do not require any firearms licenses to possess or use as a film or theatrical prop weapon. Many of the Replica Firearms are made from materials which make them similar in structure and weight to the original pieces.

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Description

The M16 rifle, officially designated Rifle, Caliber 5.56 mm, M16, is a United States military adaptation of the ArmaLite AR-15 rifle. The original M16 was a 5.56mm automatic rifle with a 20-round magazine.

In 1964, the M16 entered U.S. military service and the following year was deployed for jungle warfareoperations during the Vietnam WarIn 1969, the M16A1 replaced the M14 rifle to become the U.S. military’s standard service rifle. The M16A1 improvements include a bolt-assist, chrome-plated bore and a 30-round magazine.