US Air Force M16 Annual Training Video – Circa 1967

    Complete with corny acting and a Garand-type ping to each fired shot, below is the Annual Training video from the US Air Force circa 1967. The video showcases original M16s (not even the A1s were mentioned).

    Interestingly, it showcases the original detachable bipods and the carry-handle optic. Further, it shows the original underbarrel grenade launcher, the M-148.

    “With the accuracy of a Sniper Rifle”… my how the times have changed.

    Nathan S

    One of TFB’s resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR’s, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.

    The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.