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KWA Full Metal 2GX 9mm Gearbox KM16BR / M16 Airsoft AEG - (Package: Rifle)

ID: 28994 (AEG-KWA-M16)
4.9 stars, based on 50 reviews
z KWA Full Metal 2GX 9mm Gearbox KM16BR / M16 Airsoft AEG - (Package: Rifle)
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KWA Full Metal 2GX 9mm Gearbox KM16BR Airsoft AEG - (Rifle)

The second-generation KWA airsoft rifles feature over 30 structural improvements and performance upgrades, making them the top choice for professionals and serious enthusiasts.

The KM16-Battle Rifle is the latest addition to the family of KWA M4/M16 AEG's. The AEG is based off of the M16A3 variant featuring removable carrying handle and full auto capability.

The KWA KM16 shares the same robust construction as the KM4 series but is tuned to go the extra distance. Equipped with M130 equivalent springs, 509mm barrel, and an improved piston, the AEG shoots at an impressive 410+ feet per second and has a longer effective range than its KM4 family guns. Constructed from high-grade metal alloy and impact resistance polymers, the KM16 Battle Rifle is built to last.

Like all of the KM4 series AEGs, the KM16-Battle Rifle is engineered to accept variety of power source, including the latest Lithium Polymer and Lithium Manganese batteries. A hidden battery compartment within the buttstock accommodates a wide range of battery sizes including the 9.6V NiMH large battery.


  • Full metal aluminum alloy receiver
  • Fiber reinforced stock, pistol grip, and handguard
  • KWA 2GX gearbox
  • KWA 2G high performance hopup bucking
  • Removable carrying handle
  • Adjustable front and rear sights
  • Flat top upper receiver with Picatinny rails for optics
  • Adjustable hopup
Length: 1000mm
Weight: ~7.7lbs
Inner Barrel: 509mm (6.05mm Diameter)
Magazine Capacity: 120rd Mid-Capacity. Works with KWA and other compatible M4 / M16 Series Airsoft AEG Magazines
Muzzle Velocity: 390~410 FPS (Measured with 0.20g BBs)
Thread Direction: 14mm Negative
Gearbox: Ver 2 Full Metal, Fully Upgradeable
Motor: High Torque Long Type
Fire Modes: Semi/Full-Auto, Safety
Battery: 9.6v 1600mAh Small Type Recommended. Wired To Rear w/ Large Tamiya (Battery not included)
Hopup: Yes, Adjustable
Package Includes: Gun, Magazine, Manual

Manufacturer: KWA

Things you may need to get started:
    Battery and Charger – Required to power your AEG; use a high quality battery and charger for best results.

    Spare Magazines – Stay in the fight longer by bringing more ammo with you.

    BBs – High quality precision 6mm BBs recommended; Use 0.20g – 0.25g BBs for best results.

    Silicone Oil – Basic cleaning and lubrication maintenance help keep your Airsoft AEG in top working order.
Disclaimer: Maximum recommended battery by KWA is 11.1V 15C 1600mah, to be under KWA warranty. Stronger batteries can be used, and will result higher performance and wear and tear, but is recommended for experienced players only. is not responsible for higher performance and higher wear and tear. We do offer all spare and CNC replacement parts for reinforcement, replacement and repair.

* custom guns are build to order by our team of industry leading technicians. Custom guns may require one additional business days to construct, QC, and ship.

FPS Range: 390-410

50 Customer Reviews

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by Tyler S. on 02/06/2017
"Outstanding rifle. I've had it for two years and it still works great. It's pretty easy to upgrade it and turn it into a DMR. Definitely worth the money.
by Michael M. on 09/10/2016
"After 1 year of having this, It still works like i just bought it....
by ADAM L. on 03/02/2016
"I purchased the KWA KM16BR on a recommendation from several friends in the Pacific Northwest airsoft community. After using a bolt sniper (Well MB05) & an M4 (G&G CM16) for around 18 months, I decided it was time to purchase a medium- to long-range AEG. It was also very important that the AEG worked well enough straight out of the box to compete on the field without needing a ton of upgrades. The KWA KM16BR was the result.

Overall, the KWA KM16BR is a high-quality AEG that I expect to last for many years in tough use. The gun is well-made with good components & is easy to upgrade. I definitely recommend it if you are interested in an M16-style AEG that looks raw, shoots around 400+ FPS stock, & itís not important for you to have gadgets all over the gun.

This AEG feels very tough & has more weight to it than other AEGs made with polymer handguard & lowers. It is about one meter long making it possibly too large for younger players as well as difficult to handle in CQB (too much FPS for some indoor games anyways). The pistol grip has a nice little bump that sits between the middle & ring fingers to assist with proper handling ó I feel like my shooting hand glues to this gun! A very nice feature that is accurately modeled from the real steel M16A3 is the removable carry handle. It is easy to switch out different optics depending on what you like to use, but the included sights are definitely good & look rugged. There are two sling mounts integrated into the frame making a two-point sling a great accessory to help carry it in the field or assist with aiming. (I HIGHLY suggest a sling because I always see players exhausted from carrying their guns the whole day.) Aside the short top rail beneath the carry handle, there is no room for other optics or technology. Why not throw a wicked plastic knife on the bayonet lug at the front of the barrel to compensate?

In its stock form, the KM16BR is best suited for 0.25g BBs as 0.20g is too light & 0.28g is too heavy, but I knew this gun would get best results with 0.28s. The stock hop up bucking is a unique two-part unit that has little rubber teeth to hold the BB in place before firing. While this bucking is of good quality & should not be thrown away, it is not strong enough to properly spin 0.28s. I immediately replaced the original bucking with a Maple Leaf flat hop bucking. After putting a few magazines thru this upgraded rubber, it settled in very nicely with a flat shot out to around 150' & solid groupings using 0.28s. Without upgrading the spring it was shooting just above 400 FPS. Excellent!

For a battery, the KM16BR comes LoPo-ready if you like, which is awesome. You can use an 8.4 or 9.6 NiCad as well as 7.4 or 11.1 LiPo without modification ó it even includes the large-to-small type adapter so you can use large- or small-type batteries right away. The only downside to using the 11.1 LiPo is it will put more wear on the gearbox, but it will shoot super-snappy. I have used a 7.4 LiPo in games & am happy with the results, but am also confident that my 9.6v will be great, too. The battery compartment in the stock is large enough for a two small batteries to fit, or a battery plus a granola bar for the field!

This gun is LOUD. You canít be too stealthy using this beast as anyone nearby will hear you shooting. I believe this is a result of the empty space in the front handguard as well as the large stock. Filling these spaces with some kind of foam will undoubtedly help reduce vibration & make it a little quieter. For those who like it loud, donít change it & youíll be happy.

One downside is that some magazines work better than others with this gun. The included KWA mid-cap works flawlessly, whereas my Elite Force M4 mid-caps sometimes worked better than others. The first few shots with the Elite force mags would misfeed, but after getting thru about ten BBs it was perfect. All my hi-caps worked perfectly including G&G and Elite Force. If you can afford to, I suggest buying KWA mags for best results. On a similar note, this gun does NOT include a speed loader.

Something sad: out of the box, my hop up unit required disassembly & maintenance to operate properly. No AEG should require repair when it is first opened & has not been used yet! Having said that, it is also important to understand that any new AEG will need 500-1000 shots plus a barrel cleaning before all parts settle into place & work perfectly. Anyways, my friends were there to help me & it was a minor issue that took fifteen minutes to fix ó no big deal.

4/5 stars for being picky on mags & needing some fixing before use. I canít wait to get into another game with this thing!

Excellent out-of-the-box performance
Tough build
Accurate & good range
High ROF
Quick-change carry handle/rail
Includes nice KWA mid-cap
Made for 0.25g BBs

Can be picky on mags
Large frame (not for tiny people)
Heavy (not for tiny people)
No speed loader
Suggest replacing hop up bucking for best performance (not totally necessary)
Tip is really really orange

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