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  486 U.S. 800
Respondent (Colt), which is the leading manufacturer, seller, and marketer of "M16" rifles and their parts and accessories, held and developed patents relating to the rifle, and has maintained the secrecy as to specifications essential to the mass production of interchangeable M16 parts.
Colt asserted a defense that its conduct was justified by a need to protect its trade secrets, and countersued on a variety of claims arising out of petitioners' alleged misappropriation of M16 patent specifications.
On Colt's appeal, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that it lacked jurisdiction, and transferred the appeal to the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
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 FindLaw for Legal Professionals - Case Law, Federal and State Resources, Forms, and Code
Colt might be correct (although not clearly so) that Congress' goals would be better served if the Federal Circuit's jurisdiction were to be fixed "by reference to the case actually litigated," rather than by an ex ante hypothetical assessment of the elements of the complaint that might have been dispositive.
Colt's final argument is that the Federal Circuit was obliged not to revisit the Seventh Circuit's thorough analysis of the jurisdictional issue, but merely to adopt it as the law of the case.
Colt is correct that the doctrine applies as much to the decisions of a coordinate court in the same case as to a court's own decisions.
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 M16 (rifle) - FirearmWiki
The M16 is a lightweight, 5.56 mm caliber, air-cooled, gas-operated, magazine-fed rifle, with a rotating bolt, actuated by direct impingement gas operation.
The M16 utilizes direct impingement gas operation; energy from high-pressure gas tapped from a port halfway down the barrel actuates the moving parts in the weapon.
Colt's first two models produced after the acquisition of the rifle from Armalite were the 601 and 602, and these rifles were in many ways clones of the original Armalite rifle (in fact, these rifles were often found stamped Colt Armalite AR-15).
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 Colt M16 Resource Page - colt m16 a1 rifle
Colt, the Air Force, the Marine Corps and Eugene Stoner all agreed this device needlessly complicated the rifle m16 colt commando and added about $4.50 to its procurement cost with no real benefit, but after another three years the Army ordered 840,000 of this version on February 28th, 1967.
Colt did develop an AR variant made with a heavier barrel, belt-feed, and fast barrel replacement, but this was canceled in favor of the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon in the 1970s.
colt knives m16 Most of the operating parts of the rifle were coated in Kal-Guard, a quarter-inch hole was drilled through the stock and buffer tube for drainage, and an O-ring was added to the end of the buffer assembly.
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 M16 Resource Page - m16 rifle
It m16 in vietnam has been the primary infantry rifle of the United States military since 1967, is in use by 15 NATO countries, and has been the most produced firearm in its caliber.
The M16 family itself would have potentially been replaced at various points, m16 spring airsoft rifle and its longevity is in part due to a series of delays and failures in projects to replace it.
Colt did develop an make an m16 AR variant made with a heavier barrel, m16 vietnam belt-feed, and fast barrel replacement, but this was canceled in favor of the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon in the 1970s.
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 AR15.COM :: Information
Colt has made a number of modifications over the years to their AR-15 lower receivers to minimize the possibility of "misplaced" M16 parts, but on most non-Colt rifles, M16 parts will fit in place of the semi-auto parts.
The M16 hammer has a "hook" at the upper rear extreme which is caught by the auto sear in the M16.
In addition, the M16 selector will be capable of being rotated to the third, auto, position (pointing to the rear) while in the receiver; this is possible because of an additional index on this selector.
www.ar15.com /content/legal/AR15-M16Parts   (750 words)

 M16 rifle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
M16 (more formally United States Rifle, Caliber 5.56 mm, M16) is the U.S. military designation for a family (XM16, M16/A1/A2/A3/A4) of rifles derived from the ArmaLite AR-15 and further developed by Colt starting in the mid-20th century.
The M16 is primarily manufactured by Colt and Fabrique Nationale de Herstal, with variants produced by numerous countries around the world.
The M16 utilizes direct impingement gas operation; energy from high-pressure gas tapped from a non-adjustable port built into the front sight assembly actuates the moving parts in the weapon.
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 M16 riflw m4 rifle secure weapons
General dissatisfaction with the M14 and numerous studies led the Army to the development of a light weight weapon capable of firing a burst of small caliber bullets with a controlled dispersion pattern.
Although opposed by the Ordnance Corp, the Armalite AR-15 was adopted by the Secretary of Defense as the 5.56mm M16 rifle.
The M16 was to have had the same effective range as the M14 rifle it replaced, but it was most effective at a range of 215 yards (200m) or less.
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 Colt M-16 | Rifles n Guns
The M16 series has three models - the first to be designed are the M16 and M16A1 models, the second was the M16A2, which was used in the 1980s, and third version is the M16A4, which has became the standard for the United States Marine Corps.
The M16 was the result of studies carried out after the World War II, to find an efficient weapon for the needs of a modern battle.
The development of the Colt M16 series of rifles is story of technological advancement in keeping with the needs of its most critical users.
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The Colt M16 rifle has set the standard for lightweight, dependable rifles in 5.56 x 45mm (which is the same as.223 Remington) with over 6,000,000 having been produced for armed forces throughout the world.
Although the Colt M16 is one of the most combat proven weapon systems in the world, Colt continues to incorporate state of the art improvements.
Also standard on the Colt M16A2 and AR15A2 H-BAR is a cartridge case deflector for the benefit of the 8-12% of the United States population that is left handed.
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 Modern Firearms - AR-15 M16 M16A1 M16A2 M16A3 assault rifle
This pitifully combined with the fact that the initial M16 rifles were promoted by the Colt as "low maintenance", so, for the sake of economy, no cleaning supplies were procured for new M16 rifles, and no weapon care training was conducted fro the troops.
Colt developed a variation of the M16A1, adapted for the SS109/5.56mm NATO cartridge, and submitted it to the military trials as the M16A1E1.
M16 rifles are used by many foreign military groups, most notably the British SAS, who preferred the M16 over the infamous L85A1 rifle, and by many others.
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 Colt Weapon Systems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Colt M16A4 Rifle is the fourth generation of the M16 weapon system.
Its combat proven performance is verified by the fact that over 8 million M16 weapon systems have been produced and placed in military service throughout the world.
Colt M16A4 Rifle is the ultimate rifle in 5.56mm.
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 The Gun Zone -- A 5.56 X 45mm "Timeline" 1967-1973   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Although the M16 Rifle and the M14 Rifle are not comparable in design, weight, ballistic parameters, operating features and effectiveness, their reliability characteristics are approximately similar.
Colt's Stanley Silsby files the report "Lightweight Rifle/Submachine Gun." The report details the design and fabrication of the four IMP prototypes for the USAF.
The primer mixture, the primer weight, and the conditioning temperature of the ammunition were varied to investigate their effects, individually and in conjunction with each other, on the cyclic rate of the M16 rifle, on the action time of the ammunition in the rifle, and on the velocity of the projectile.
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 Colt M16 Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Colt agressively marketed the AR-15 to militaries (as well as commercially), winning sizable US contracts which found the rifles type-classified as the M16 by the US Army.
The M16 was redesigned once again to maximize reliability for the new NATO cartridge (US M855), along with some improvements to the rifle, namely a heavier barrel, a new flash suppressor/compensator, and a new dual-aperture adjustable rear sight that represents a vast improvement over previous versions.
Colt also shortened the M4 barrel another three inches and now markets the resulting carbine as the M4 Commando, a progression of the original XM177.
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In addition, businesses' directories and features are stored and backed up on the COLT network ensuring that this valuable information is protected in an emergency.
To develop this carbine, Colt at its own expense integrated 40 years of combat experience of the M16 rifle with advances in technology.
Colt then offered this carbine to the U.S. Army that subjected it to a multi-year certification process before finally accepting it for use by American troops.
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 Buy your discounted M16 Electric Airsoft Guns now from Surplus and Adventure UK online Superstore
Colt M16 is the U.S. military designation for a family of rifles derived from the ArmaLite AR-15.
The M16 is a lightweight, 5.56 mm calibre, air-cooled, gas-operated, magazine-fed rifle, with a rotating bolt, actuated by direct impingement gas operation.
The first was M16 and M16A1 models, fielded in the 1960s that fired a U.S. round that could fire either semi or fully-automatically.
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 Scottsdale Gun Club - The World's Largest Indoor Public Shooting Range!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Colt M16 is now considered the standard against which all others are measured.
The prototype for this rifle came from the Armalite AR-10, which was chambered in 7.62x51mm NATO and designed by Eugene Stoner.
The AR-15 was developed and licensed by Colt Manufacturing and went into production in 1959.
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 Colt M16A2vs Colt AR15? - THR
At one time there was very little difference between the Colt m16 and AR 15 (SP1).
the barrels and receivers were bassically the same although Colt continued to use the non forward assist upper on the AR15 well after the M16 had a forward assist.
Colt put the screw on there for some PC reason.
www.thehighroad.org /showthread.php?t=40126   (663 words)

 Wolf Armouries Airsoft Shop
From the time of introduction the new M16 was to see action in the Vietnam War.
By the 1980s the M16 was remodified to match the NATO 5.56 X 45MM round.
The mags are fairly large, what's many players carry M16 variants meaning loaded ammo can easily be passed from player to player in an intense fire fight.
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 Colt Pistols, Colt Revolvers, Colt Rifles. Locate a Colt dealer near you.
In the decades that followed, Colt produced other milestone revolvers, including its most famous: the Colt Single Action Army.
Colt's production of the model 1911 pistol forever changed the handgun market.
Today Colt continues to offer its most revered firearms--the Single Action Army, the Python, the Anaconda, the 1911, and the AR15--in a variety of finishes and configurations.
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 Colt Challenges Rivals' Illegal Marketing Practices
Colt is the leading supplier of military and law enforcement weaponry and related products to the U.S. Government and many American allies.
Colt Defense LLC is an American company with a direct lineage to the original company founded by Samuel Colt in 1836.
The Colt name is famous in the United States and throughout the world, and has long been associated in the minds of military, civilian and law enforcement customers with high quality and innovation.
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 Colt's Manufacturing Company, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
While the Colt name is virtually synonymous with handguns, Sam Colt’s initial revolvers off the assembly line were longarms.
The carbine breech (attachable shoulder stocks for handguns) and America’s first slide action rifle were also part of Colt’s on-and-off ventures into longarms.
Their unmatched accuracy, performance and durability are available in their direct descendent, the Colt semiautomatic-only, sporting rifles.
www.coltsmfg.com /cmci/MTM4.asp   (114 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on R. Blake Stevens et al - Black Rifle: M16 Retrospective at Epinions.com
The Colt M16 Rifle has been the standard issue rifle of the US Government's military services for over 40 years.
The Black Rifle is a well researched and written history of the M16 rifle that details the development, adoption, procurement, and modification of the rifle by the US government armed forces; a process starting in the late 1950s and ongoing today.
Vietnam was on the horizon and the M16 would play a prominent role in that conflict.
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COLT M16A1 Carbine with a 14.5" barrel and an overall of only 33", this is the lightest M16 ever produced, original metal coated 2 position collapsible all in excellent plus conditions.
Original, unmolested and virgin COLT M16A1 Carbine with a 14.5" barrel and an overall of just 33", this is the lightest M16 ever produced, original metal coated collapsible stock still stacked by COLT.
COLT M16A1 Carbine, COLT M16 Manual, COLT M16 cleaning kit, COLT sling, 3 new COLT 30 rd magazines with green followers, M16 Beta C System (box marked M16) 100 rd magazine with all accessories.
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 AR15.COM :: Forums :: Colt's USGI M16 series variation guide edition IV
By 1969 and before serial number 1,750,XXX Colt's chrome chamber barrels were marked C MP C, and the proof markings and C were moved to the same spot.
The C means Colt’s, the M means Magnetic particle inspected, the P for Proof fired, and the C near the muzzle for Chrome chamber.
Since Colt did not make their own handguards and used multiple vendors, and handguards are frequently replaced on USGI rifles this is a real tough subject to pin down.
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 Colt M16-K Auto Knife. AR15-K Custom Auto Conversion. Switchblade--Spring Assisted
Produced for the military and law enforcement for many years, Colt has discontinued this model and it's manual counterpart the AR15-K. NOTE: A dual action or double action knife is one that can be opened either manually or automatically.
At a gun show, we came across a knife maker who was selling custom conversions of the manual Colt AR-15K and we made a deal for him to supply us with a quantity of these knives.
These knives start out as Colt AR-15K manual knives produced by United Cutlery for Colt Firearms which are identical in all respects except for the auto feature to the Colt M16-K automatic above.
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