Infantry to Adopt M4 as Standard Assault Rifle

26 October, Marine Corps Base Quantico- Commandant General Robert Neller has approved a proposal to replace the M16A4 with the M4 carbine as the standard rifle issued to infantrymen and security forces. The Corps now has until September 2016 to phase out all M16A4s.Responsible for the proposal for the upgrade is Chris Woodburn, the deputy Maneuver Branch head for [...]