Is the M4 carbine a good gun?

Key point: No rifle is ideal, but the M4 is very good. Rugged, simple and accurate, the M4 carbine is the standard infantry weapon of not just the Army but all of America’s ground forces. The story of the M4 goes back to the mid-sixties and the early days of the Vietnam War.

What kind of a gun is an M4?

The M4/M4A1 5.56mm Carbine is a lightweight, gas operated, air cooled, magazine fed, selective rate, shoulder fired weapon with a collapsible stock. It is now the standard issue firearm for most units in the U.S. military.

Is an M4 an assault rifle or carbine?

The M4 Carbine rifle is a more compact and lightweight variant of M16A2 assault rifle of the 5.56X45 NATO caliber class. A carbine is essentially a long gun that has a shorter barrel than a conventional rifle or musket. The M4 Carbine is therefore used by mobility troops, special operation troops, paratroopers etc.

Why is the M4 bad?

A gas piston can cause the bolt carrier to tilt inside the gun, creating a potentially catastrophic malfunction. Pistons also add more weight to the gun, and can have negative effects on accuracy. Many of the problems experienced by service members with the M4 can be attributed to improper maintenance.

How often does an M4 jam?

every 68 rounds
The M4 Carbine is the Army’s existing weapon. 882 jams, 1 jam every 68 rounds, again using heavy lubrication.

Why do pros use M4 Warzone?

While many still opt to run the Grau in Warzone, the M4A1 has stood out among pro players as the best Assault Rifle for competitive matches. It boasts a great balance of fire rate, accuracy, and damage from afar. Making it ideal for a more tactical playstyle compared to the faster pace of an SMG class.

Which is better M16 or M4?

AFAIK, M16 much better at longer ranges accuracy-wise, M4 has far more attachment slots, and a fully-attached M4 is usually considered to be superior to the M16 unless you’re tap-firing at long ranges, where the M16 shines compared to other rifles.

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  • What is the max range of M4?

    Horizontal range is 711 yards (650 m) and the lethal range is 984 yards (900 m). The M4 barrel measures 33 inches (840 mm) with the stock extended and just 29.75 inches (756 mm) with the stock retracted. The smaller barrel length allows for greater control in close quarters, not only for mobility, but also for firing.

    Who manufactures the M4 carbine?

    The Bushmaster M4 is a semi-automatic or select-fire carbine manufactured by Bushmaster Firearms International, modeled on the AR-15.