## What is the maximum effective range of an M16 a1?

550 meters

The M16 uses the 5.56mm NATO (. 223) caliber cartridge, with a muzzle velocity (the speed of bullet leaving the rifle) of over 900 meters per second (over 3,000 feet per second), and has a maximum effective range of 550 meters, with a rate of fire (how fast the gun shoots) of approximately 800 rounds per minute.

**What is the maximum range of an M4 M16?**

M4 5.56mm Carbine

Specifications | |
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M4 Carbine | |

Maximum Effective Range (Point Target) | 500 meters |

Maximum Effective Range (Area Targets) | 800 meters |

Maximum Range | 3600 meters |

**What is the rate of fire for a M16?**

950 rounds per minute

The M16A4—the standard infantry weapon of the U.S. Marine Corps since 2003—weighs less than 3.3 kg (just over 7 pounds) unloaded. It measures 100 cm (39 inches) long, has a 20-round or 30-round magazine, and fires 5.56-mm (. 223-calibre) ammunition at a rate of 700–950 rounds per minute.

### Which is better M16 or AUG?

M16 has better grouping especially at long range, the damage doesn’t actually matter because it doesn’t effect the time to kill since it still takes a full burst or 2 (depending on range). The m16 has a faster time to kill overall but the aug can hit further range and has slightly more recoil.

**What’s the maximum range of an M-16 rifle?**

Maximum Effective Range (Point Target) 602 yards (550 meters) Maximum Effective Range (Area Target) 875 yards (800 meters) M-16’s are use in Service Rifle championships out to 1000 yards. One record at 1,000 yards (in 2002) was 200–7x (that’s 20 shots in the 10-ring with 7 in the small X-ring.

**How tall is a 5.56mm M16 rifle?**

M16 5.56mm Rifle Maximum Range 2,653 meters Maximum Effective Range 460 meters Muzzle Velocity 3,250 feet per second Rate of Fire (Cyclic) 800 rounds per minute

## What’s the maximum range of a 5.56mm rifle?

Maximum Range: 2,653 meters: Maximum Effective Range: 460 meters: Muzzle Velocity: 3,250 feet per second: Rate of Fire (Cyclic) 800 rounds per minute: Rate of Fire (Sustained) 12-15 rounds per minute

**What is the maximum effective range of an M4?**

M4 5.56mm Carbine. Specifications. M4 Carbine. Maximum Effective Range (Point Target) 500 meters. Maximum Effective Range (Area Targets) 800 meters. Maximum Range. 3600 meters.