M-16


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M-16

(ĕm′sĭk-stēn′)
n.
A 5.56 mm-caliber, gas-operated, clip-fed assault rifle, first used by US troops during the Vietnam War.

[M, military classification.]
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The media outlet also published a string of messages between someone in Syria's Idlib province and a reporter, in which the reporter negotiated a discount to purchase the M-16 rifle for $775 using the encryption app Telegram.
222 rifle with two magazines, a 45-bore pistol with a magazine, an M-16 rifle with two magazines, a modified 30-bore gun with a telescope, a 7mm rifle and 14,550 live rounds of different calibres were recovered.
They recovered one SMG (sub-machine gun) with rounds, a one-223-point rifle with magazine, one 222-point rifle with 2 magazines, one 45-bore pistol with magazine, one M-16 rifle with 2 magazines, one modified 30-bore with a telescope, 0ne 7-MM rifle and 14550 different types of rounds.
Police probers said Noquera used his government-issued M-16 Elisco assault rifle in shooting Blanco.
Recovered were medical and dental kits with medicines, four rifle grenades, two M-16 magazines and two AK-47 magazines.
Two suspects were arrested while four 12-bore guns along with 68 rounds, three 222 rifles along with 118 rounds, four 30-bore pistols along with 103 rounds, two SMG guns along with 13 rounds, an M-16 gun and a 32-bore pistol along with six rounds were recovered.
The seized contraband includes four sub-machine guns, two 30-bore pistols, one M-16 rifle, one repeater, one 7mm rifle, 21 magazines of various weapons and 891 bullets, according to the spokesperson.
There were as many as four sub-machine guns, two 30-bore pistols, one M-16 rifle, one repeater, one 7mm rifle, 21 magazines of various weapons and 891 bullets that were taken into possession, the spokesperson informed further.
The seized items include four sub-machine guns, two 30-bore pistols, one M-16 rifle, one repeater, one 7mm rifle, 21 magazines of various weapons and 891 bullets.
The police have recovered nine SMG, 19 rifles, three M-16, seven guns, 30 pistols, five kalashnikov, 50 magazines and thousands of rounds.
Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren said in a press that "the ministry provided Iraq about ten thousand rifle M-16 and other military supplies worth about $ 17.
Despite their high prices, M-16 assault rifles and Berettas -- standard weapons for the US army -- are selling like hot cakes in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ( FATA ).