It’s not unusual for the civilian shooting community to embrace military-pattern weapons. Just look at the Springfield M1903, M1 Garand and M14. Why not take advantage of the time and effort the military poured into establishing its reliable and effective weapon systems? This is not to say that military weapons are to be blindly followed—just that you shouldn’t ignore the millions of dollars and countless hours of research and development that went into a weapon before it was fielded.
The M16 has served as the …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life