Starting in 1965, Colt attempted to market the M16 rifle as a modular weapons platform that could fulfill all of the various needs of an army, similar to the marketing plans for the AR-10, its predecessor, and the Stoner 63, its rival. In order to compete with the Stoner 63 which could be converted into a belt-fed light or medium machine gun, Colt also included the short-lived CMG-1 and CMG-2 machine guns in the CAR-15 Military Weapons System, though the CMG-1 and CMG-2 had few parts in common with the CAR-15s. By using various upper assemblies, buttstocks, and pistol grips, the weapon could be configured as an assault rifle, a heavy-barreled automatic rifle, a carbine, a submachine gun, or as a survival rifle.
Due to their compact size, the short-barreled Colt Commando and XM177 versions of this family continued to be issued to the U.S. military after the Vietnam War.
1/1 Scale Electric Powered Airsoft AEG from G&P Industries
FULL METAL Constructed receiver body
- Custom M16A1 Metal Body
- CAR-15 Handguard Kit
- CAR-15 Flash Suppressor (Silencer Version) (GP948A)
- M16 Magazine (130rds) (GP094)
- M16A1 Grip with Heat Sink End Set (Black) (GP256)
- M4 Trigger Guard (CNC Process) (GP836)
- Extended Stock Dual Sling Mount (GP878)
- 8mm Bearing Gearbox
- Power : 370 FPS
- no battery / charger