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Document ID:   MIL-DTL-70599       Scroll down to access document images

Overview
Title:  Carbine, 5.56 Millimeter: M4
Scope:  This detail specification prescribes the requirements and identifies the verification procedures for the lightweight, air-cooled, gas operated, magazine-fed, 5.56 millimeter (mm) weapon designed for either three shot automatic burst or semi-automatic fire, hereafter referred to simply as the weapon.
Status:  Active Document Date:  30-MAY-2023      
  Next Review Due:  28-MAY-2028
1005 Doc Category:   Detail Specification  

Responsibilities
Lead Standardization Activity:  AR  US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Armaments Center  
  Preparing Activity: AR  US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Armaments Center
Coordination:  Full  
Army Custodian:  AR   US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Armaments Center  
Navy Custodian:  OS   Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division (NSWC IHD)  
Air Force Custodian:  84   Air Force Sustainment Center - Warner Robins  

Amendments to military specifications or specification sheets issued after August 1, 2003 are incorporated in the modified document.
Revision History Click on column headings for a description of column content.
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Document ImageRevision C Amendment 2 (all previous amendments incorporated)A30-MAY-202360822.1 KB
Document ImageRevision C Amendment 1 (amendment incorporated)A31-OCT-201959604.3 KB
Document ImageRevision C A16-SEP-201960604.9 KB
Document ImageRevision B Amendment 5 (all previous amendments incorporated)A04-DEC-201859603.8 KB
Document ImageRevision B Amendment 4 (all previous amendments incorporated)A15-JUN-201559658.7 KB
Document ImageRevision B Amendment 3 (all previous amendments incorporated)A20-JUL-201258333.8 KB
Document ImageRevision B Amendment 2 (all previous amendments incorporated)A07-FEB-201258501.1 KB
Document ImageRevision B Amendment 1 (amendment incorporated)A24-MAR-201158506.3 KB
Document ImageRevision B A05-AUG-200958270.5 KB
Document ImageRevision A Notice 1 - InactivationA27-FEB-199712.7 KB
Document ImageRevision A Amendment 1 A14-SEP-199426.1 KB
Document ImageRevision A A20-JAN-199456368.6 KB
Document ImageAmendment 1 A27-NOV-1992262.0 KB
Document ImageBase Document A01-APR-1987633558.3 KB

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