The US Army's M-4 Carbine Debate
As the warfighter awaits congress to hammer out the FY 2010 defense budget, the Pentagon has indicated that it will once again attempt to find a replacement for the venerable M16/M4 carbine. Eugene Stoner’s half century old design has served the United States and many of its allies for decades and must be replaced with a more modern and reliable design.
Controversy has surrounded the M16 since its inception as a plastic rifle with parts originally manufactured by the toy company Matte...
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