M14 Enhanced Battle Rifle (EBR)

M14 Enhanced Battle Rifle (EBR)

Mission:
Provides infantry squads with a squad-designated marksman capability to engage enemy targets accurately beyond the range of M4 carbines and M16 rifles.

Description:
The M14 7.62MM Enhanced Battle Rifle (EBR) provides infantry squads with an interim capability to engage enemy targets beyond the range of M4 carbines and M16 rifles. It is a modern M14 rifle mated to an enhanced aluminum billet stock, tactical scope and cantilever mount. The weapon is air-cooled, gas-operated and magazine-fed. The rifle is effective in close quarters combat and in the conceptual squad designated marksman role, the later capability being replaced by the M110E1 Squad Designated Marksman Rifle.

Specifications:

  • Caliber: 7.62mm
  • Weight: 14.9 pounds (empty); 16.6 pounds (with loaded magazine)
  • Length: 46.5 Inches
  • Barrel Length: 22 inches
  • Range: 800 meters