Is the M4A1 better than the AK-47?
The M4 is inherently much more accurate than the AK-47,” he told FoxNews.com. Tamilio explained that there are far more factors at play in determining the lethality of a weapon than mere caliber.
Is the AK-47 better than the M16?
The M16 had a higher rate of fire, 700-950 rpm compared to the 600 rpm of the AK-47, and most shooters — including those that have used the weapons in combat — have tended to agree that the M16 is the more accurate. A trade-off is that the accuracy and range don’t equate to penetration.
Is the M4 better than the AK-47?
The M4 is more accurate, easier to customize to needed mission, better sealed design making it less susceptible to the ingress of dirt and gunk, better sights, easier magazine swaps. etc. The only advantage the AK platform has is if you don’t take care of it or clean it, it’s more likely to work.
Is the M4A4 the best gun?
Lots of good information here. There is no “best” gun. AK has more damage, the M4A1-S has the most controllable spray (even after the last update), and (please correct me if I’m wrong) the M4A4 has the best armor penetration in close range and fastest bullet output. m4a4 is better than m4a1-s after the nerf.
What is the difference between the AK-74 and the M16A1?
The AK-74 used a 5.45x39mm cartridge, not unlike the US 5.56mm The M16A1 is the older version of the M16. It had a horrible reputation for reliability, mostly due to it’s introduction in Vietnam. That was in 1966. This is 2020. We’re talking 50 years of development and improvement. That brings us up to the M4.
Why is the AK-47 so unpopular in the US?
The AK-47 is too short for the average American soldier. We place more of a premium on accurate shooting, than massed automatic fire. The AK-47, other than having new barrels fit on the AK-74 to take the 5.45×39 cartridge has developed very little since its introduction.