When you think of the US Army and the firepower they have at their disposal, specifically guns, you likely think about one gun in particular: the M16. The M16 has been the weapon of choice for the US armed forces since the early 1960s, and after a rocky start it has solidified its place as a modern military companion. This is its brief history.
Iconic Arms are responsible for this little YouTube docu-special, and have a whole set of other informative videos on some of history’s favourite guns. Check them out here.
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