West Point Military Museum - Autoloading Rifles / 05 XM16E1, Colt M16A2, Romanian AKM Rifle
Bill Maloney
3/13/2009

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05  XM16E1, M16A2, AKM

05 XM16E1, Colt M16A2, AKM

US Rifle XM16E1

Caliber: 5.56mm
Action: Selective Fire Semi Automatic, gas operated rotating bolt
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: 1963
Cost:
$

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
  M16A2 Assault Rifle M16A2
  M16A2 at the Militia Museum of New Jersey in Sea Girt, NJ M16 Assault Rifle at the USS Salem Museum in Quincy, MA

Romanian AKM Rifle

Caliber: 7.62mm
Action: Selective Fire Semi Automatic, gas operated rotating bolt
Muzzle Velocity: 2,300 fps
Range: 1,000 yards
Weight of Round - oz
Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds
Barrel Length: 16.3 inches
Overall Length: 34 inches
Weight: 6 lbs 12 oz
Year Built: Mid 1960s
Cost:
$

Soviet designed AK-47 Assault Rifle and Chinese, Polish, and Romanian copies at other Military Museums in the northeast
Kalashnikov AK-47 AK-47 Assault Rifle PMK Assault Rifle AKM Assault Rifle
A Kalashnikov AK-47 at the Vermont Militia Museum in Essex Junction, VT An AK-47 Assault Rifle at the Vermont Militia Museum in Essex Junction, VT A Polish built PMK Assault Rifle at the Patton Museum in Fort Knox, KY A Romanian Built AKM Assault Rifle at the Patton Museum in Fort Knox, KY
AK-47 with Pistol Grip Two AK-47 AK-47 Chinese AK-47
An AK-47 with a forearm pistol grip at the Air Mobility Command Museum in Dover, DE AK-47s at the USS Salem Museum in Quincy, MA Another AK-47 at the Militia Museum of New Jersey in Sea Girt, NJ A Chinese Made AK-47 at the West Point Military Museum in West Point, NY