Wednesday, 10 August 2016

M4 assault rifle "Osama Killer Rifle"

M4-carbine used by usa and indian special forces
M4-Carbine of Colt


Specifications of M4-carbine

In service   :  1994–present
Manufacturer  :  Colt's manufacturing company
Weight   :  7.5 lb (3.4 kg) with 30 rounds
Length   :  33 in (840 mm) (stock extended)/29.75 in (756 mm) (stock retracted)
Caliber  :   5.56 mm (.223 in)
Action   :  Gas-operated, rotating bolt
Rate of fire   :   700–950 round/min
Muzzle velocity   :  2,900 ft/s (880 m/s)
Effective firing range   :  500 m
Feed system   :   30-round box magazine

M4-carbine used by special forces

The M4 carbine is a shorter and lighter variant of the M16A2 assault rifle. The M4 is a 5.56×45mm NATO, air-cooled, direct impingement gas-operated, magazine-fed carbine. It has a 14.5 in (370 mm) barrel and a telescoping stock.

M4-carbine with grenade launcher

The M4 carbine is heavily used by the United States Armed Forces and is replacing the M16 rifle in most United States Army and United States Marine Corps combat units as the primary infantry weapon.

M4A1-carbine used by usa and indian special forces

The M4 is also capable of mounting the M203 grenade launcher. The M4 is capable of firing in semi-automatic and three-round burst , while the M4A1 is capable of firing in semi-auto and full automatic. Currently about 50 countries are using M4 carbine.

M4-carbine used by usa and indian special forces

India had recently signed a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) deal with the US worth several crore Rupees for procuring these M-4 carbine rifles for the Army's eight Special Forces battalions, said by Army officials.

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