|M4 Rifle (M16) Visual Comparison to an AR15|
AR-15 Stands for Armalite Rifle not Assault Rifle as some people assume. Armalite was the name of the company that first made the AR-15 before the design was bought out by Colt. The civilian version of this rifle is in almost all most cases semi-automatic.
The M-16 is a United States military adaptation of the ArmaLite AR-15 rifle not the other way around as some people think.
The M4 is just a shorter and lighter version of the M16 assault rifle.
The AK-47 AK stands for Avtomat Kalashnikova, named after its designer this was and still is the primary rifle of the Russian Military and most other countries in that region. The modified semi-auto only version of these are sold in the U.S. as surplus weapons as well as new manufacture.
|An M16 Compared To An M4 Rifle|
|A Visual Comparison of An M14 AR15 Type Rifle to an AK-47|
|.223/ 556 Compared to 7.62x39, 30/06, and 9mm|