M14 rifle

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United States Rifle, Caliber 7.62 mm, M14
Type: Service rifle
Country of origin: United States
Designed: 1954
Used by: United States, Estonia, Greece, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Philippines, South Vietnam, Taiwan, Turkey, Venezuela, Iceland
Number built: Over 1.38 million
Weight: 5.2 kg (11.5 lb)
Length: 1,181 mm (46.5 in)
Barrel length: 559 mm (22 in)
Cartridge: 7.62x51mm
Rate of fire: 700-750 rounds/min (however, usually operated in Semi-Automatic)
Muzzle velocity: 975.4 m/s (3,200 ft/s)
Effective range: 460 m (500 yd)
Sights: Aperture rear sight, "barleycorn" front sight
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