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Ruger AR-556, Semi-automatic, 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem., 16.1" Barrel, 30+1 Rounds

 
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Key Features

  • 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem.
  • 30+1 rounds
  • 16.1" barrel with 1/2x28 threads
  • Collapsible synthetic stock
  • Free-floating M-LOK® handguard
  • Includes (1) 30-rd. magazine

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Ruger® AR-556® 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem. Semi-automatic Rifle

The AR-556 has been wildly popular since its inception—and for good reason. It's fun to shoot, highly affordable, easily customizable, and ultra-reliable. Ruger’s AR is built around forged 7075-T6 aluminum upper and lower receivers, and features a cold hammer-forged, chrome-moly steel barrel capped with Ruger’s own highly effective muzzle device. The AR-556 features a 1:8” twist that excels with a wide range of rounds—from 35 to 77 grains—so it offers a greater degree of versatility than other twists. This model comes with the improved free-float M-LOK handguard.

  • Forged 7075-T6 aluminum upper (type III hardcoat-anodized) with forward assist, dust cover and brass deflector
  • Forged 7075-T6 aluminum lower with Type III hardcoat-anodized finish
  • Free-floating M-LOK handguard will not affect accuracy as it does not touch the barrel
  • Single-stage trigger provides durable and reliable fire control
  • Ergonomic pistol grip features an extended trigger reach for more precise trigger control
  • 1:8" twist rifling provides versatility for bullets from 35 to 77 grains
  • Shot peened, 9310 alloy steel bolt
  • Barrel is threaded (1/2"-28)
  • Includes 30-rd. Magpul® PMAG magazine

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Key Specifications

  • Item Number: 714363
  • Caliber: 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem.
  • Action: Semi-automatic
  • Capacity: 30+1
  • Barrel length: 16.10"
  • Barrel style: Medium contour, cold hammer-forged with Ruger flash suppressor
  • Barrel twist: 1:8"
  • Stock: 6-position telescoping M4-style synthetic
  • Length of pull: 10.25"-13.50"
  • Trigger: Single stage
  • Sights: Optics-ready
  • Overall length: 32.25"-35.50"
  • Overall weight: 6.7 lbs.
  • Mfg. Number: 8529
  • UPC: 736676085293