The AR-15/M16 rifle is one of the finest military weapons ever produced. Just a half-century ago, the popular rifle was in its initial stages of development. Developer Eugene Stoner faced criticism when the rifle began jamming in Vietnam, before it was discovered to be an issue unrelated to design. Fast-forward 40 years, and technological advances have enabled various AR-15 parts to be 3-D printed and attached to complete a functional firearm. The modular nature of AR-15 accessories makes the rifle a natural fit in our technological society.
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