Accession Number:

AD0737797

Title:

Evaluating of the M-16 Rifle as a Line-Throwing Gun

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

Results of the investigation using an M-16 rifle as a line throwing device are presented. The adaptation of the M-16 rifle to a line throwing gun using an inert mecar grenade as the projectile are shown. The results of the test firings are presented with the conclusion that M-16 is an unacceptable line throwing device.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE