In development since 1948, the M16/AR-15 was officially adopted by the US Military in 1964 and is the standard infantry rifles platform for the US Armed Forces to this day. With such a long and illustrious history, the M16A1 and its derivatives are considered by many to be the most important firearm of the 20th Century.
This model displays the furniture as would be seen in during the Vietnam War.
Initial date of manufacture:
1960 to present