Mission
Defeat the enemy in hand-to-hand combat. Also used as a general field and utility knife.Entered Army Service
M6 (1957), M7 (1964), M9 (1987)Description and Specifications
The M6 bayonet-knife is used as a bayonet on the M14 series rifle and as a hand weapon. The M7 bayonet-knife is used as a bayonet on the M16 series rifle, the M4 carbine and as a hand weapon. The M9 multipurpose bayonet system is used as a bayonet on the M16 series rifle, on the M4 series carbine, as a hand weapon, as a general field and utility knife as well as a wire cutter together with its scabbard, and as a saw.
M6 	M7 	M9
Blade length: 	6.75 in 	6.5 in 	7 in
Total length: 	11.5 in 	11.75 in 	12 inManufacturer
Multiple over the years
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Mission Defeat the enemy in hand-to-hand combat. Also used as a general field and utility knife.Entered Army Service M6 (1957), M7 (1964), M9 (1987)Description and Specifications The M6 bayonet-knife is used as a bayonet on the M14 series rifle and as a hand weapon. The M7 bayonet-knife is used as a bayonet on the M16 series rifle, the M4 carbine and as a hand weapon. The M9 multipurpose bayonet system is used as a bayonet on the M16 series rifle, on the M4 series carbine, as a hand weapon, as a general field and utility knife as well as a wire cutter together with its scabbard, and as a saw. M6 M7 M9 Blade length: 6.75 in 6.5 in 7 in Total length: 11.5 in 11.75 in 12 inManufacturer Multiple over the years (Photo Credit: army.mil) VIEW ORIGINAL