While not quite as effective as the movie version, bulletproof suits are a real thing.
Much of the United States doesn’t understand hunting. They see it as pure blood-lust that has no place in a “civilized” society, yet they eat their ham and cheese sandwich that was made from a pig on a pig farm. Hunting goes beyond the single action of killing an animal. There’s an entire experience to the journey.
While the adoption of the M16 had plenty of bumps and controversy, not to mention un-refined early adoptions, the forge of warfare has refined and honed the M16 into the “black rifle” known the world over.
If you’re interested in the history of firearms, and/or military tactics, this is a fascinating educational video to watch. The contrast of its involvement in military history and how it shapes entertainment is quite interesting to say the least.