Militia Museum of New Jersey - Small Arms / 07 Modern US Weapons
Bill Maloney
2/17/2008

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07 Modern US Weapons

Colt M16A2

Caliber: 5.56mm
Action: Selective Fire Semi Automatic, gas operated rotating bolt. Full auto is limited to 3 round bursts
Muzzle Velocity: 3,200 fps
Range: 600 yards
Weight of Round - oz
Magazine Capacity: 20 rounds
Barrel Length: 20 inches
Overall Length: 39 inches
Weight: 8 lbs 8 oz
Year Built: 1984
Cost:
$

More M16 Rifle variants at other Military Museums in the Northeast
Colt CAR 15 Submachine Gun M16 Rifles M16 Rifles
A Colt CAR 15 at the West Point Museum in West Point, NY M16 Rifles at the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburgh, PA M16 Rifles at the US Army Ordnance Museum in Aberdeen, MD
  M16 Rifles M16A2
  M16 Rifles at the West Point Museum in West Point, NY M16 Assault Rifle at the USS Salem Museum in Quincy, MA

M72 LAW Light Anti-Tank Weapon

Caliber: 66mm
Action: Percussion ignited solid rocket fuel propellant
Crew: 1
Range: 540 feet moving target, 660 feet stationary target
Muzzle Velocity: 475 fps
Weight of Round: 2 lbs 4 oz shaped charge
Armor Penetration: 12 inches armor plate
Overall Length: 35 inches extended, 24 inches folded
Weight: 5 lbs 8 oz
Year Built: 1964
Cost:
$

More M72 Light Anti Tank Weapons at other Military Museums in the northeast
M72 LAW Light Anti Tank Weapon M72 LAW
An M72 Light Anti Tank Weapon at the West Point Military Museum in West Point, NY An M72 Light Anti Tank Weapon at the Vermont Militia Museum in Essex Junction, VT