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 Build Also Includes A 16" 5.56 NATO Barrel From Bear Creek Arsenal. This Barrel Is Made From 4150 CMV With A Manganese Phosphate Finish As Well As A Thread Pitch Of 1/2x28. This Heavy Barrel Also Has A Gas System Length Of Carbine And A 1-7 Twist.
This A2 flash hider has a classic and effective design. Flash hiders are essential in position concealment and keeping your vision clear; especially in low-light situations. This design has a flat bottom which means the gasses won't kick up dust because they are directed up and to the sides. It has a 1/2x28 thread pitch and a Manganese Phosphate finish to protect it from corrosion. This A2 flash hider is a classic because it simply does a great job.
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 Feed ramps.
Included Is A Premium 10" M-Lok Handguard From Gauntlet Arms. This Handguard Allows You To Comfortably Grip Your Rifle In A Variety Of Shooting Positions And Securely Mount A Variety Of Accessories.