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NEWS | April 6, 2023

M16-Series Rifle, M4/M4A1 Carbine: 30-Round Magazine NSN Clarification

BLUF: If you need a new 30-round magazine, use NSN 1005-01-630-9508.

Magazines of ammunition
Photo by Staff Sgt. Raymond Boyington

The component of end item (COEI) table in TM 9-1005-319-10 (Aug 16) lists two (2) NSNs for the 30-round magazine: 1005-01-561-7200 and 1005-01-630-9508. The first of these, NSN 1005-01-561-7200, has an AAC of V in FED LOG which means it’s discontinued.

So get a replacement 30-round magazine using NSN 1005-01-630-9508.
The AAL table in TM 9-1005-319-10 (Aug 16) lists two (2) optional polymer magazines that are also authorized for use. They are:
  • NSN 1005-01-615-5169, PMAG Gen 3 Black
  • NSN 1005-01-659-7086, PMAG Gen 3 Coyote tan
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