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To be distributed in accordance with DA Form 12-40-E, (Block 0020), Unit, Direct and General Support Maintenance requirements for TM-9-1005-319-23&P.

ALL WARNINGS in this technical manual pertain to both the rifle and the carbines unless otherwise specified.

Before starting an inspection, be sure to clear the rifle. Do not pull the trigger until the rifle has been cleared. Inspect the chamber to ensure that it is empty and no ammunition is in position to be chambered.

Do not keep live ammunition near work area.

To avoid injury to your eyes, use care when removing and installing spring-loaded parts.

All M1 6A2 rifles and M4 carbines must be inspected and gaged at least once annually for safety and serviceability. Initial gaging is required 1 year from receipt of the weapons. Air Force users refer to inspection requirements in Air Force Manual (AFM) 36-2227, Volume 1.

All Army Reserve and Army National Guard M16A2 rifles and M4 carbines must be inspected and gaged at least once every 2 years, after the initial inspection/gaging procedures have been accomplished. This initial gaging procedure is required 1 year from receipt of the weapons. This 2 year interval may be maintained unless preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS) or other physical evidence indicates that an individual unit's M16A2 rifles and M4 carbines require inspection/ gaging at a more frequent interval. If it is determined that a yearly inspection is necessary for an individual unit, only that unit will be affected. This will not affect other units in regard to the interval of inspection.

It is recommended that training units inspect/gage all rifles and carbines at the end of each training cycle. Training units will inspect/gage all rifles and carbines at least once annually.

Below direct support maintenance, DO NOT interchange bolt assemblies from one rifle/carbine to another. Doing so may result in injury to, or death of, personnel.

Bolt cam pin must be installed or rifle/carbine will blow up while firing the first round. If the bolt cam pin is not installed, injury to or death of, personnel may result.

Dry cleaning solvent is flammable and toxic and should be used in a well ventilated area. The use of rubber gloves is necessary to protect the skin when washing rifle parts.

When using solid film lubricant or dichloromethane, be sure the area is well ventilated.

When using carbon removing compound (item 8, app D), avoid skin contact. If carbon removing compound comes In contact with the skin, wash thoroughly with running water. using a good lanolin base cream after exposure to the compound is helpful. Using gloves and protective equipment is required.

The lock plate prevents the selector lever from being placed in BURST and will be installed at the discretion of the unit commander. It is mandatory for use in civil disturbance (riot control).

Only blank cartridge M200 is to be used when the blank firing attachment is attached to the rifle/carbine.

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Do not fire blank ammunition at a representative enemy at distances of less than 20 feet (6.10 Om). The unburned propellant grains can cause injury within this distance.

For further information on safety, care, and handling of ammunition: Army and Air Force users refer to M16A2 Rifle Operator's Manual.

For additional first aid data, see Field Manual (FM) 21-11. b

TECHNICAL MANUAL *ARMY TM 9-1005-319-23&P

ARMY NO. 9-1005-319-23&P AIR FORCE TO 11W3-5-5-42

AIR FORCE TO 11W3-5-5-42

DEPARTMENTS OF THE ARMY AND AIR FORCE

Washington, DC, 1 May 1991

Unit and Direct Support Maintenance Manual (Including Repair Parts and Special Tools List) For

RIFLE, 5.56MM, M16A2, W/E (1005-01-128-9936) CARBINE, 5.56MM, M4 (1005-01-231-0973) AND

CARBINE, 5.56MM, M4A1 (1005-01-382-0953)

Current as of December 1996

DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT. APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE; DISTRIBUTION IS UNLIMITED.

REPORTING ERRORS AND RECOMMENDING IMPROVEMENTS

You can help improve this manual. If you find any mistakes or if you know of a way to improve the procedures please let us know.

Army users mail your letter, DA Form 2028 (recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms), or DA Form 2028-2 located in the back of this manual direct to: Director, Armament and Chemical Acquisition and Logistics Activity, ATTN: AMSTA-AC-NML, Rock Island, IL 61299-7630.

Air Force users submit AFTO Form 22, Technical Order System Publication Improvement Report and Reply, to: WR-ALC/MMDET, Robins AFB, GA 31098-5609.

A reply will be furnished to you.

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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1-1

External View of 5.56mm Rifle, M16A2 1-0

External View of 5.56mm Carbine, M4 1-0.1

External View of 5.56mm Carbine, M4A1 1-0.1

Chapter Overview 1-1

Section I General Information 1-1

Section II Equipment Description and Data 1-3

Section III Principles of Operation 1-6

*This manual supersedes ARMY TM 9-1005-319-23&P dated 28 August 1987, including all changes.

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