XM16 Sniper version model gun [Non-firing model gun] Made in Japan
Operating principle: Non-firing model gun with fully functional firing mechanis and field takedown features.
Ammunition: Replica 5.56mm cartridges
Magazine capacity: 20 rounds
The prototype army-version, XM16E1, was different in appearance from the pre-production AR-15, adding the forward assist. In November 1964, the Army ordered 85,000 XM16E1s for experimental use, and the Air Force ordered another 19,000. This particular M16 saw most service during the time when US troop levels in Vietnam were the highest.
Model Gun features:
This is fully functional 1:1 size model gun that uses 5.56mm replica plug fire cartridges. This model gun XM16 can be disassembled like the real thing. Full metal construction, only plastic are the parts that were plastic in real XM16.
Very rare sniper model that comes with replica scope and special muzzle hider that was manufactured for these sniper versions of XM16 that saw limited service in Vietnam War.