Posted February 8, 2015 6:42 pm by Comments

By Nathaniel F

2015-02-08 16_24_04-The Black Rifle I M16 Retrospective (Better Copy).pdf - Adobe Reader

After the Ichord report of 1967 identified the early failures of the M16 rifle in combat, particularly failures to extract, solutions to the problem of fouling were investigated by Colt’s, as well as Rock Island Arsenal (a government organ), and Olin/Winchester. Colt’s effort was the 703, which they somewhat presumptuously offered to the Army as the “M16A2″ in […]

Read More …

The post The Original Piston AR-15: 1969’s Colt 703 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

…read more

Via:: The Firearm Blog

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *