Accession Number:

ADA046961

Title:

Rifle Evaluation Study

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMBAT DEVELOPMENTS COMMAND FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-12-20

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

The objective of this study was to evaluate the employment of small arms to determine the desired military characteristics of a rifle to assess the M14, M14 USAIB, AR-15, AK-47, and SPIW to determine the preferable weapon in meeting the desired military characteristics to make recommendations on retention of the M14, adoption of the AR-15, and development of the AK-47 type and SPIW.

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE