Chambered for 5.56x45 NATO, originally derived from .223 Remington, 5.56 NATO is the standardized and most popular cartridge developed for the AR-15 platform. Utilizing a .22 Caliber projectile, the low mass, high-velocity cartridge allows superior weapon handling with manageable recoil and high accuracy. With a wide variety of ammunition choices on the market, 5.56 NATO chambered AR-15s are 'multi-caliber' and can reliably fire both 5.56x45 NATO and .223 Remington cartridges.
This barrel is 7.5-inches and operates on a pistol gas system and is chambered for 5.56. It features a 1:7 twist rate which works well to stabilize heavier projectiles. It is made from high-strength material and has a nitride finish which means this barrel is tough and reliable and perfect for a 5.56 pistol build.
This Upper Includes A Muzzle Steel Can Muzzle Device From Recoil Technologies. This Is A Solid 6061 Aluminum Device That Is Designed To Direct Muzzle Gases And The Muzzle Flash Forward. Threaded 1/2-28 For 9mm Or Similar Weapons With A Black Military Type Hard Anodizing. This Device Is Not Designed To Reduce Recoil, Muzzle Rise, Or Flash Signature. This Device Is Designed To Direct Gasses And Noise Forward Away From The Shooter And Enhance The Weapons Appearance. A Crush Washer Can Be Used Is Specific Timing Is Desired. This Device Can Withstand Full Auto Hard Use, No Back Pressure Is Created So Gas Cutting Is Not A Problem. Many End Users Have Reported Thousands Of Rounds Downrange With No Change Or Erosion.
Built On An Upper Receiver Forged From 7075-T6 Aluminum. This Stripped Upper Is Precision Machined To Mil-spec M16/M4 Specifications And Features M4 Feedramps.
The SHOTAC 7-inch Free Float M-LOK Handguard comes with a full top picatinny rail. This high-strength handguard includes QD points at the front and rear for easy sling attachment. It is made from high-quality material that is durable and corrosion resistant.