This is the lightest carbine in the Bushmaster line, and features the
Chrome Lined Super Light 16" Barrel, which is turned from .670" to .565"
diameter under the hand guard, .625" diameter under the sight base, and
.570" diameter out to the muzzle. This slim profile barrel, with the
Tele-style Stock, makes a sweet handling, easy to
shoot carbine. Rifling is 1 turn in 9", right hand twist, six lands and
grooves. A manganese phosphate finish is applied to the barrel as well
as all other critical steel parts of the weapon for excellent protection
against corrosion and rust.
A3 Removable Carry Handle configuration. The
M16A2 sight system, with dual flip-up aperture is designed for either
short range shots at moving targets or long distance accuracy, and
offers 1 Minute of Adjustment for elevation (windage is 1/2 M.o.A.).
The A3 type Carbine includes Bushmaster's Removable Carry Handle (sights
in these handles are 1/2 Minute of Adjustment - windage and elevation).
Hand guards, butt stocks, and pistol grips on the Bushmaster Super
Lights are molded of black thermoset polymer. Forged receivers feature
cartridge case deflector, last round bolt hold-open