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Thread: Does the Japanese army ground forces uses the m16 rifle??

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    Default Does the Japanese army ground forces uses the m16 rifle??

    I remember seeing videos of Japanese army equipped with the m16 assault rifle from the news
    Has the Japanese army been issued with the m16?
    Anyone know anything about this?

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    I've also seen a news report of japanese soldiers/special forces training in Canada using the m16....

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    No I donít think that the Japanese army use M16 as far as know they only use the Type 89 or type 64 assault rifle

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    <img src=http://cache.*****images.com/comp/50946416.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=E2399169AC85D6DEAEC4C2A0B093D2734D9D659388F5B8F5>
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    A member of the Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force aims a type 89 assualt rifle during an urban assualt drill on June 10, 2004 in Kitakyushu, Japan.

    Also, Canada=Diemaco ...

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    Type 89 assault rifle info:
    http://world.guns.ru/assault/as38-e.htm

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    Nice rifle.

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    Does any one have info and picture off the type 64 assault rifle? I know that it is 7.62mm but is it a Gas operated with rotating bolt or a Roller-delayed blowback rifle?

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