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 weapons 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.
The Barrel Featured On This Build Is One That The Scientists And Engineers Have Been Hard At Work In The Workshop And Laboratory Creating A Barrel That Is Out Of This World. The End Result Of This Brain Trust Is A Barrel Brand Simply Known As Mercury Precision. Mercury Precision Barrels Are Machined With Match Grade Precision And Have Been Button Cut To Space-Grade Specifications, The End Result Being A Very High-End Product. The Goal With Mercury Precision Was To Create A High-End Barrel That Does Not Require A Space Travel Budget.
This Mercury Precision 7.5" "Pod" Barrel Is Chambered In 5.56 NATO And Is Made From 4150 CMV And Has Super High-Quality QPQ Black Nitride Finish And Is Equipped With A Stainless Steel Barrel Extension. This Treatment Increases The Barrel's Hardness Significantly And Makes It Extremely Corrosion Resistant. This Barrel Comes With A 1:7 Twist Rate, Features A 1/2x28 Thread Pitch. This "Pod" Barrel Is Precision Machined To A Medium Barrel Profile To It Is Light Enough To Pack Around And Stable Enough To Stay On Target.
This Build Includes A Recoil Technologies Double Crown Comp Which Features A Two-Chamber Design That Effectively Reduces Felt Recoil While A Set Of Vertical Gas Ports Keeps Your Muzzle Flat And On Target. The Aggressively Crenelated Crown Is An Effective Stand-Off Defensive Device Or As Support For Wire Cutting. An Effective Cross Between A Compensator And A Muzzle Brake, The Double Crown Is Exactly What You Need.
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 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.