ⓘ M14 rifle


ⓘ M14 rifle

The M14 rifle, officially the United States Rifle, Caliber 7.62 mm, M14, is an American select-fire battle rifle that fires 7.62×51mm NATO ammunition. It became the standard-issue rifle for the U.S. military in 1959 replacing the M1 Garand rifle in the U.S. Army by 1958 and the U.S. Marine Corps by 1965 until being replaced by the M16 rifle beginning in 1968. The M14 was used by U.S. Army, Navy, and Marine Corps for basic and advanced individual training from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s.

M14 was the last American battle rifle issued in the amount of US servicemen. He was replaced by the M16 assault rifle, lighter weapon using a smaller, intermediate caliber cartridge. The M14 rifle remains in limited service in all branches of the U.S. military, with variants used as sniper rifles and sights, accurizing competition weapons and the ceremonial weapon of the guard of honor, color guard, drill teams and ceremonial units. Civilian, semi-automatic models are used for hunting, plinking, target shooting and shooting competitions.

M14 is the basis for the M21 and M25 sniper rifles, which were largely replaced by systems m24 Sniper weapon. A new variant of the M14, MK 14 enhanced battle rifle of the DLR, has been in operation since 2002.

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