CAR 816

CAR 816
February 9, 2017 Admin - Rocco

The CAR 816 is a center-fire, gas operated, and rotating bolt system assault rifle, chambered in NATO 5.56 x 45. The CAR 816 is an assault rifle designed for the high-end use of law enforcement and military applications. The weapon is available in semi-automatic and select fire configurations.

The operating system is a short stroke pushrod gas piston system. The gas systems are controlled by an adjustable gas valve with three positions.

Position one is for normal operation.
Position two is for operation in adverse conditions, low impulse ammunition, or when the system becomes fouled.
Position three is for normal operation with a sound suppressor affixed and allows cycling of the action. The weapon is available in various barrel lengths 10.5” CQB, 14.5” Carbine and 16” Carbine Rifle.

  • 816 operates on the new short stroke piston system with three settings.
  • Single or 2-tone Cerakote color finish available.
  • Semi-automatic only and select fire models.
  • Multiple barrel lengths 10.5″ CQB, 14.5″ Carbineand 16″ Carbine.
  • Upper and lower tension device.
Assault Rifle COMPACT 10.5″ CARBINE 14.5″ CARBINE 16″
Caliber 5.56 x 45mm NATO 5.56 x 45mm NATO 5.56 x 45mm NATO
Operating principle Gas operated, piston Gas operated, piston Gas operated, piston
Modes of fire Safe, Semi and Automatic Safe, Semi and Automatic Safe, Semi and Automatic
Overall Length (STOCK EXTENDED) 30.6″ (778mm) 34.8″ (887mm) 36.3″ (922mm)
Overall Length Stock Collapsed 27.3″(694mm) 31.5″(802mm) 33″(838mm)
Barrel Length 10.5″ (267mm) 14.5″ (368mm) 16″ (406mm)
Barrel Contour Mil Std M4 Mil Std M4 Mil Std M4
Rifling Twist 1:7 /178 1:7 /178 1:7 /178
Muzzle Brake A2 Style A2 Style A2 Style
Sight Radius 14″(355.6mm) 14″(355.6mm) 14″(355.6mm)
Weight w/o Magazine 6.7 lbs (3.05 kg) 7.2 lbs (3.3 kg) 7.4 lbs (3.4 kg)
Trigger type Mil Spec Mil Spec Mil Spec
Trigger Pull (2.49-4.31 kg) (5.5-9.5 lbs) (2.49-4.31 kg) (5.5-9.5 lbs) (2.49-4.31 kg) (5.5-9.5 lbs)
Magazine type Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium
Magazine capacity, rnd. 30 30 30
Butt stock Adjustable length (6 positions) Adjustable length (6 positions) Adjustable length (6 positions)
Cyclic rate of fire 750-950 rpm 750-950 rpm 750-950 rpm