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M16 controversies

Thomas L. McNaugher

M16 controversies

military organizations and weapons acquisition

by Thomas L. McNaugher

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army -- Procurement -- Case studies.,
  • M-16 rifle.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesM-16 controversies.
    StatementThomas L. McNaugher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUD395.M2 M34 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3181906M
    ISBN 100030636329
    LC Control Number83024574

    This new book is a sequel to the perennially popular Collector Grade title The Black Rifle, which is now in its fourth printing. Amazingly, considering the storms of controversy which surrounded the light rifle program in its early days, the M16 has gone on to become the longest-serving shoulder arm in US history, and the benchmark against.   The best three books about the AR15/M16 family of weapons. I first read "The Great Rifle Controversy" in junior high, and was able to finally pick up a used copy a couple of weeks ago (for only $50!). The normal used price for it is around $ The Black Rifle books are still available new from Amazon or direct from the publisher for around $ : K.

    The M16 rifle, officially designated Rifle, Caliber mm, M16, is a family of military rifles adapted from the ArmaLite AR rifle for the United States original M16 rifle was a mm automatic rifle with a round magazine.. In , the M16 entered US military service and the following year was deployed for jungle warfare operations during the Vietnam War. Great Rifle Controversy by Edward Clinton Ezell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

      During the Vietnam War, the AK earned the grudging respect of the American fighting man, even as his own M16 became the subject of controversy. The most recognizable variant of the original AK is the AKM, which entered service in and was regularly encountered in Vietnam. Its famous silhouette is recognized around the world. The M The M16 is one of the most iconic and prolific weapon's platforms on the planet. This rifle, despite a rocky start in the jungles of Vietnam, would go on to change the way nearly every Western nation outfitted their troops. Let's take a look at the storied history of the mighty M


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0 Reviews. Edward Ezell’s book The Great Rifle Controversy is a really interesting read on this subject, starting with the initial adoption of the M1 (which nearly M16 controversies book happen, thanks to cartridge-choice disagreements) and proceeding through the M14 development and adoption and into the M It is a repeating story of some brilliant and well.

The M16 Controversies by Thomas L. McNaugher,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Colt has long been a key supplier to the U.S. military, but in lost its contract with the government to supply the successor to the M16, the M4 carbine, because of reliability issues.

The M16 controversies: Military organizations and weapons acquisition Thomas L McNaugher. out of 5 stars 2. Hardcover. 3 offers from $ Black Rifle II: The M16 Reviews: 5.

The AR/M16 rifle has come a long way, surviving political opposition and its troubles in Vietnam to become one of the finest military rifles ever produced, with more than 9 million Mseries rifles in service throughout the world, equipping the troops of more than 20 nations.

The Great Rifle Controversy by Edward C. Ezell. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, The M16 Controversies by Thomas L. McNaugher. Praeger Publishers, New York, NY, The History and Development of the M16 Rifle and its Cartridge by David R.

The M16, used by U.S. Special Forces and the South Vietnamese Army troops they advised, gained glowing reviews in the areas of usability and lethality.

The Army and Air. Back inthe little heard of Dell Comics gave the world a new comic book title called Lobo, with its titular hero being an African-American cowboy cracking skulls and saving the day in the Wild West.

At the time, this was a huge moment for comic books in general, for it was the first time that a black character adorned a comic book cover. Our own rifle. Practically every one of our dead was found with his (M16) torn down next to him where he had been trying to fix it" (Time Magazine, ) The new rifle was designed, a version of the M called the M16A1.

Included with the rifle was a comic book, outlining how to clean and take care of the rifle. The M Controversies examines the army's shift in the s from the M to the M rifle. The M16 design and development process itself was a brutal slog, resulting in a number of wrongheaded missteps, and ultimately in the tragic deaths of service members due to bureaucratic idiocy.

Eventually, however, it became, in many ways, a superior rifle to the ones it replaced and led to the current service rifle of our armed forces, the M4. Edward Clinton Ezell (7 NovIndianapolis, Indiana – 23 DecNorthern Virginia) was an American author and professor who served as National Firearms Collection curator at the National Museum of American History, administered by the Smithsonian was also founding Director of the Institute for Research on Small Arms in International Security.

This book covers in-depth, all the controversies and problems enountered during the development of the Black Rifle. The history begins with the the ArmaLite AR, the story continues through the experimental small caliber/high velocity (SCHV) program at Aberdeen Proving Ground and the Gustafson carbine; the/NATO T48 of Project SALVO.

M16 rifle, assault rifle developed as the AR by American engineer Eugene Stoner of ArmaLite Inc. in the late s.

The rifle received high marks for its light weight, its accuracy, and the volume of fire that it could provide. The AR was developed as a more portable alternative to the. Review "The M16 Controversies: Military Organizations and Weapons Acquisition," James Fallows's "National Defense," or the transcript of the "Hearings before the Special Subcommittee on the M.

A lot of Chivers on the M16 in The Gun is a rehash of James Fallows’s s article in The Atlantic which was reprinted as a chapter in his book National Defense.

As always, Fallows’s approach is shallow and journalistic — he figures out who he thinks is a good guy and who he thinks is a bad guy, crafts a matching narrative, and cartoons.

Few weapons have been as controversial as the AR/M/M-4 rifle/carbine. Designed by Eugene Stoner init became the U.S. Army's issue weapon inamid great controversy over its reliability as a rifle, and the effectiveness of it's cartridge.In the June edition of The Atlantic Monthly magazine, writer James Fallows added more fuel to the controversy with his piece M A Bureaucratic Horror Story.

Stated author Bonar Menninger in his work Mortal Error: The Shot That Killed JFK, "Fallows quoted another soldier's letter in .LBE AR15/M16 H3 HEAVY CARBINE BUFFER $ (0) LEE POWDER THRU CHARGING $ (0) Hinge-Top Ammo Box $ (11) RUGER TALO 10/ LR W/ M1 CARBINE Stock 15RD.

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