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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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Available in standard and magnum calibers, all Howa 1500 rifles feature a forged, one-piece bolt and M-16 style extractor, as well as a hammer-forged barrel.
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Summary: US defence official says Washington is preparing to ship 'several thousand' M-16 and M-4 assault rifles as well as ammunition to Iraq.
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Covering the American long rifle of the Revolutionary War, the Colt revolver of the Wild West, and the M-16 of Vietnam, among others, Kyle and Doyle provide an informative historical narrative full of engaging tales of battles, shootouts, and eccentric gun designers.
Once Jack had discarded his jungle boots, fatigues, M-16 and utility belt of hand grenades, upon discharging from his unit in the Mekong Delta, he anticipated his return home as nothing less than an ascension to a wonderland where the taps flowed with cold beer, t-bone steak came with breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the streets were line with sumptuous round-eyed girls.