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Jim Sullivan on the M16 in Vietnam

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The M16 got itself a reputation for being fatally flawed in the early days of its use in Vietnam, jamming and leading to deaths of US servicemen. Why? Jim Sullivan, one of the original designers of the rifle, explains what the problem was, and why it had such a dramatic effect on the rifle's operation.

You can see more from our interview with Mr. Sullivan here: https://www.full30.com/video/9b50f8a825ab510b4c227c7b32a76bc1