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Old 06-21-2010, 08:28 PM
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Ive known several people in army and marines. They wer eissued m16s or m4s depending on their job. All the m4s were full auto capable, but mostly fired in single. Ive never heard of burst fire pre a1 m4 being issued, ever. I think that was more a testing model or something.
I think you and Excalibur are both wrong. The M4A1 (full-auto) is issued mostly to SF. The standard M4 is not a "testing model"; it's the carbine used by the vast majority of our troops, and it's burst-fire.

U.S. military doctrine continues to frown upon full-auto for general use by infantry.
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