The PLR-16 (Pistol, Long Range) is a gas operated, semi-automatic carbine chambered in 5.56 mm NATO caliber; it is legally considered a pistol in the United States, despite the use of an intermediate cartridge. It was designed as and is intended as a long-range target and hunting pistol. The PLR-16 has a conventional gas piston operation and utilizes the proven M-16 breech locking system. The rear sight is adjustable for windage. The front sight is of M-16 type. An integrated MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny rail will accept a multitude of standard accessories. The muzzle end of the barrel is threaded 1/2” -28 to accept standard attachments such as a muzzle brake. Except for the barrel, bolt, sights, and mechanism, the PLR-16 is made entirely of high-impact glass fiber reinforced polymer. Similar to Olympic Arms OA-93 Pistol and Bushmaster Carbon 15.
(2006 - Present)
- Type: Compact carbine (legally a pistol)
- Caliber(s): .223 Remington/5.56x45mm NATO
- Weight: 3.1 lbs (1.4 kg)
- Length: 18.5 in (47 cm)
- Barrel length: 9.25 in (23.5 cm)
- Feed System: STANAG Magazines
- Fire Modes: Semi-Auto
PLR-16 has appeared in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:
|Show Title / Episode||Actor||Character||Note||Air Date|
|Numb3rs / "One Hour" (S03E17)||Kidnapper||2005-2010|
|E-Ring||Special Forces||EOTech sight and suppressor||2005-2006|
|Magnum P.I.||terrorist assassin||"From the Head Down" (S1E02)||2018|
|Game Title||Appears as||Mods||Note||Release Date|
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