Accession Number:

AD0811069

Title:

COMPARISON TEST OF RIFLE, 5.56-MM, M16

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 26 May-14 Sep 1964

Corporate Author:

DEVELOPMENT AND PROOF SERVICES ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this test was to determine if production-line samples of M16 rifles would comply with performance specifications to detect any design, manufacturing, or inspection deficiencies and to determine the accuracy and the ability of the rifle to function when subjected to automatic-fire roles and under various adverse conditions. The test was conducted between 26 May and 14 September 1964.

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE