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M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage

 
 
M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
1. M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage Marker
Inscription.

Type: Multiple Gun Motor Carrier

Armament: .50 Cal Machine-gun

Combat Weight: 22,000 lbs.

Max Speed: 45 MPH

Range: 210 miles

Built by the White Motor Company and introduced into service in 1943. Designed as an anti-aircraft weapon, it is armed with a quad .50 caliber machine-gun. The vehicle continued in American use until the Korean War and was used in other countries until the 1970s. The basic chassis is the M3 Half-track Personnel Carrier.
 
Erected by United States Army.
 
Location. 39° 3.787′ N, 96° 46.919′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Click for map. Marker is on the vehicle static display area adjacent to the U.S. Cavalry Museum, at the east end of the Parade Field, and between Custer and Sheridan Avenues. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Henry Avenue, Fort Riley KS 66442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M5 Stuart Light Tank (here, next to this marker); M4A3 Sherman Medium Tank (a few steps from this marker); M24 Chaffee Light Tank (a few steps from this marker); Ogden Monument (a few steps from this marker);

M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
2. M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage and Marker
In Memory of Civil War Horses and Mules (a few steps from this marker); M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (within shouting distance of this marker); M3A1 37 mm Anti-Tank Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); M36 Tank Destroyer (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Riley.
 
Also see . . .  M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage. (Submitted on February 9, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesRoads & VehiclesWar, KoreanWar, World II
 
M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
3. M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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