M4 Carbine

The advantage of M4 and all carbines is that they're handy and more convenient to handle and carry than rifles. The M4 fires 5.56x45mm NATO ammunition and is gas-operated with 30 rounds magazine. The carbine is being used by U.S. Air Force.


Weapon type:carbine
Weight:2,90 kg (6.50lb)
Calibre & cartridge:5.56×45mm NATO
Capacity:30 rounds
Effective range:500 m
Rate of fire:700-950 round/min
Action:gas-operated, rotating bolt
In service:1994-present
Muzzle velocity:910 m/s (2970 ft/s)