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The M4A1 Carbine is a highly versatile compact version of the M16 Assault Rifle and a variant of the ArmaLite AR-15. First used during the Bekan War, it is the standard-issue weapon of a number of nation's armed forces and law enforcement agencies, including those of Osea and the ISAF. It has four standardized picatinny rails, and with a large assortment of possible attachments, this allows for great number of possible customizations. It shares the same types of magazines and the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge with the M16, however it is slightly inferior in terms of ballistic performance to its cousin, due to its barrel being almost 15cm shorter. The M4's biggest weakness is it's gas piston firing system, which requires the weapon completely disassembled when jammed, but M4A1 is an overall exceptional weapon.
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The M4A1 Carbine is a highly versatile compact version of the [[M16 Assault Rifle]] and a variant of the ArmaLite AR-15. First used during the Bekan War, it is the standard-issue weapon of a number of nation's armed forces and law enforcement agencies, including those of Osea and the ISAF. It has four standardized picatinny rails, and with a large assortment of possible attachments, this allows for great number of possible customizations. It shares the same types of magazines and the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge with the M16, however it is slightly inferior in terms of ballistic performance to its cousin, due to its barrel being almost 15cm shorter. The M4's biggest weakness is it's gas piston firing system, which requires the weapon completely disassembled when jammed, but M4A1 is an overall exceptional weapon.
   
 
[[File:M4-poster.jpg|thumb|266px|Some of the M4's attachments]]
 
[[File:M4-poster.jpg|thumb|266px|Some of the M4's attachments]]

Revision as of 21:24, 5 February 2011

The M4A1 Carbine is a highly versatile compact version of the M16 Assault Rifle and a variant of the ArmaLite AR-15. First used during the Bekan War, it is the standard-issue weapon of a number of nation's armed forces and law enforcement agencies, including those of Osea and the ISAF. It has four standardized picatinny rails, and with a large assortment of possible attachments, this allows for great number of possible customizations. It shares the same types of magazines and the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge with the M16, however it is slightly inferior in terms of ballistic performance to its cousin, due to its barrel being almost 15cm shorter. The M4's biggest weakness is it's gas piston firing system, which requires the weapon completely disassembled when jammed, but M4A1 is an overall exceptional weapon.

Some of the M4's attachments

The M4A1 with its M203 40mm Launcher and Trijicon ACOG Scope.

Specifications

Type: Assault Carbine

Caliber: 5.56x45mm NATO

Magazine: 20 or 30 Round Steel Magazine STANAG type.

Attachments can include but not limited to Flashlights, M-203 40mm Grenade Launcher, Masterkey 12ga. Shotgun, reflex sights, holographic sights, various rifle scopes, night vision and thermal optics as well.

Muzzle Velocity: 2900ft/s or 884m/s

Effective Range: 339 yards.

Fire modes: Semi, Full-Auto (M4A1) Three Round Burst, Semi (Original M4)


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