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Kel-Tec PLR-16

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Kel-Tec PLR-16 - 5.56x45mm
Kel-Tec PLR-16 - 5.56x45mm. Accessorized common version
Kel-Tec PLR-16 - 5.56x45mm

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)
  • Fire Modes: Semi-Auto

PLR-16 has appeared in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:


Film Title Actor Character Note Date
Gamer Slayer 2009


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

Video Game

Game Title Appears as Mods Note Release Date
Brink "CARB-9 SMG" 2011
World of Guns: Gun Disassembly Kel Tec PLR 16 flash hider, grip with flashlight, tactical grip, ACOG and EOTech sight, suppressor, railed handguard, 20-round STANAG and PMAGs mags 2014

See Also

  • Kel-Tec - A list of all firearms manufactured by Kel-Tec.

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