We found this horrible excuse for discipline while cleaning up Cold Front. Turns out some troops of dubious integrity, and no attention to detail, left their weapons laying around.
But…what’s this? I spy an M16A4, with an M150 ACOG no less! And that splendid new M4A1 has…yes, my trained eye spies new and improved iron sights for those so inclined to use them. Wait a tick…one could assume, just perhaps, that these weapons were left here this way – dare I say – on purpose! To the quick, does this M4 signify that the the days of full-auto M4’s with ACOGs are over?! The M16, of course, only supports 3-round bursts!
But then, what of the M14? On closer inspection, it is revealed that…yes…yes indeed! That is a 20 round magazine! But as is common practice in the field, this M14 has it’s selector switch welded in such a manner that there is no possibility of automatic fire!
Which is to say...M4 no longer has ACOG, M16A4 added with ACOG and burst fire, automatic fire on M14 removed and magazine increased from 10 to 20 rounds.