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NOTE: This article is about the M14 battle rifle in ArmA 2's Operation Arrowhead expansion pack. For M14s featured in ArmA 3's S.O.G. Prairie Fire Creator DLC, see M14 (S.O.G.).


« The M14 rifle is an American selective fire automatic rifle firing 7.62x51mm NATO ammunition. It was the standard issue US rifle until replaced by the M16 rifle in 1970.
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M14 7.62 mm
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Faction Icon-side-blufor.png U.S. Army
Type Battle Rifle
Calibre 7.62×51 mm NATO
Magazine
capacity
20
Dispersion 0.00045 rad (semi)
0.00045 rad (full)
Variants None
Games
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The M14 7.62 mm battle rifle.

The M14 is a 7.62 mm marksman rifle used exclusively by U.S. Army special operations units in ArmA 2. It was added with the release of the Operation Arrowhead expansion pack.

Overview

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The M14 is a selective-fire, gas operated battle rifle with a rotating bolt that is chambered to fire the 7.62×51 mm NATO round.

It loads from the same 20-round box magazines used by the DMR, and can attain a rate of fire of up to 600 rounds per minute with a muzzle velocity of 900 m/s. The M14 only comes in a single model fitted with the CCO red dot sight, and cannot be suppressed or be fitted with any side rail accessories.

A team of 1st SFOD-D operators in combat. Note the CCO red dot sight mounted on the M14s used by both sharpshooters.

Compared to its contemporaries like the FAL, the M14 is a decent general-purpose battle rifle that has less recoil and is much easier to control. Depending on their skill, an M14 user can land multiple successive shots on a target rapidly at distances of up to ~ 500 metres.

The M14's problems mostly stem from its lack of accessories as it does not feature a sub-variant fitted with magnified scopes, nor does it have a laser pointer for use in low-light conditions. As a result, its maximum effective range is restricted to just under 600 metres.

In the hands of a good shooter, however, it is still entirely possible to hit targets as far out as 700-800 metres, which is comparable to dedicated DMRs like the Mk17 Sniper.

Ammunition

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Base damage value Aerodynamic friction Initial velocity (m/s)
12 -0.0009324 900

The M14 can only load one specific type of magazine. It requires one inventory slot to carry:

DMR mag

Box mag with 7.62 mm NATO ball ammunition. Intended for use with the DMR marksman rifle, but is utilised as the M14's standard magazine. Can also be shared with the CZ 805 BREN's B1 battle rifle variant.

Does not have any visible tracers.

Trivia

  • The M14 appears to be Sergeant Graves' weapon of choice, as he is seen armed with it by default throughout almost every mission in Operation Arrowhead.
  • Following the latest Steam version patches (as part of the Community Configuration Project), the M14 can now toggle a fully automatic firing mode in addition to semi-auto.

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See also

Weapons of comparable role and configuration

Weapons of ArmA 2
Handguns CZ 75 9 mmG17 9 mmM1911 .45M9 9 mmMakarov 9 mmRevolver .45
Submachine guns CZ Scorpion Evo 3 A1 9 mmMP5 9 mmPDW 9 mmPP-19 Bizon 9 mmSa-61 Scorpion 7.65 mm
Shotguns M1014Saiga 12KAA-12
Carbines AKS-74U 5.45 mm* • G36 series* (G36C*, G36K*) • M4A1 5.56 mm (M4A1 M203, M4A3, M4A3 M203) • Mk16 CQC 5.56 mmXM8 Compact 5.56 mm
Assault rifles AK-107 5.45 mm (AK-107 GP-25) • AK-74 5.45 mm (AK-74 GP-25*, AKS-74*) • AKM 7.62 mmAKS 7.62 mm* • CZ 805 BREN A1 5.56 mm (CZ 805 A1 G1, CZ 805 BREN A2, CZ 805 B1 G1) • FN FAL 7.62 mmG36A 5.56 mm* • L85A2 5.56 mm (L85A2 UGL) • M16A2 5.56 mm* (M16A2 M203*) • M16A4 5.56 mm (M16A4 M203) • SCAR series (Mk16, Mk16 EGLM, Mk17, Mk17 EGLM) • Sa-58 7.62 mmXM8 series (XM8, XM8 M320)
Designated marksman rifles DMR 7.62 mmL86A2 LSW 5.56 mmM14 7.62 mmMk12 SPR 5.56 mmMk17 Sniper 7.62 mmVSS Vintorez 9 mmXM8 Sharpshooter 5.56 mm
Sniper rifles AS50 12.7 mmCZ 550 9.3 mmCZ 750 S1 M1 .308KSVK 12.7 mm* • Lee-Enfield .303LRR .338M107 .50* • M110 7.62 mmM24 7.62 mm* (M40A3) • SVD Dragunov 7.62 mm*
Squad automatic weapons L110A1 5.56 mmM249 SAW 5.56 mm* • MG36 5.56 mm* • RPK-74 5.45 mmXM8 Automatic Rifle 5.56 mm
Machine guns L7A2 GPMG 7.62 mmMk 48 Mod 0 7.62 mm* • M240 7.62 mm* • M60E4 7.62 mmPKP 7.62 mmPKM 7.62 mmUK-59 7.62 mm
Grenade launchers M32M79Mk13
Launchers 9K32 Strela-29K38 Igla9K115-2 Metis-MFGM-148 JavelinFIM-92F StingerM136M47 DragonMAAWSNLAWRPG-7VRPG-18SMAW
Static AGS-30D-30DShKMIgla AA PodKORDL111A1L134A1M119A1M2M252Mk19Metis AT-132B14 PodnosRBS-70SearchlightSPG-9StingerTOWZU-23
(Parenthesis) denote variants.
* indicates partial DLC dependency.
Operation Arrowhead | British Armed Forces | Private Military Company | Army of the Czech Republic
Arma2-factionicon-usarmy.png U.S. Army - Armoury (ArmA 2)
Handguns G17 9 mmM1911 .45M9 9 mm
Submachine guns PDW 9 mm
Shotguns M1014
Carbines Mk16 CQC 5.56 mm
Assault rifles SCAR series (Mk16, Mk16 EGLM, Mk17, Mk17 EGLM)
Designated marksman rifles M14 7.62 mmMk17 Sniper 7.62 mm
Sniper rifles M107 .50M110 7.62 mmM24 7.62 mm
Squad automatic weapons M249 SAW 5.56 mm
Machineguns Mk 48 Mod 0 7.62 mmM240 7.62 mm
Grenade launchers M32Mk13
Launchers FGM-148 JavelinFIM-92F StingerM136MAAWS
Static M2M252Mk19M119A1SearchlightStingerTOW
(Parenthesis) denote variants.
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