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Commandant approves M4 as standard weapon for Marine infantry

Commandant approves M4 as standard weapon for Marine infantry

It’s official — the M4 carbine has replaced the M16A4 as the universal rifle of Marine Corps infantry.

Commandant Gen. Robert Neller has signed off on the switch making the M4 the primary weapon for all infantry battalions, security forces and supporting schools no later than…

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