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What Army publication covers the M16A1 and A2 rifles?
FM 23-9
Describe the M16A2 rifle.
The rifle is a 5.56mm, magazine fed, gas operated, air cooled, shoulder-fired weapon designed for fire on either semiautomatic or three-round burst.
What are the types of ammunition used in both rifles?
Ball, tracer, blank, dummy, and plastic.
Describe the eight function steps of both rifles.
Feeding, chambering, locking, firing, unlocking, extracting, ejecting, and cocking.
What is the weight of the M16A2 without magazine and sling?
What is the weight of the M16A2 with 20 round magazine and sling?
What is the weight of the M16A2 with 30 round magazine and sling?
Describe the barrel rifling of the M16A2.
One right and twist in 7 inches.
What is the muzzle velocity of the M16A2?
3,100 feet per second.
What is the maximum range of the M16A2?
3,600 meters
What is the maximum effective range of the M16A2?
Point target 550 meters
Area target 800 meters.