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Ruger AR-556, Semi-Automatic, 5.56 NATO/.223 Remington, 16.1" Barrel, Tactical Gray, 30+1 Rounds

Item # WX2-699044

Mfg. Number: 12990

UPC: 736676085057

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Ruger® AR-556 Semi-automatic 5.56 NATO Centerfire Rifle.

The Ruger AR-556 is a semi-automatic M4-style, direct impingement Modern Sporting Rifle that's fun to shoot, affordable, and rugged reliability. Extensively tested during its development, the AR-556 is constructed from top-quality components, including forged 7075-T6 aluminum upper and lower receivers and a cold hammer-forged barrel with M4 feed ramp cuts. This model is chambered in 5.56 NATO and comes equipped with a telescoping 6-position stock, 30-round Magpul magazine and enlarged trigger guard. Plus, it uses standardized M4/AR components, so customization is hassle free.

  • Medium-contour, 16.1" cold hammer-forged barrel with ultra-precise rifling provides exceptional accuracy, longevity and easy cleaning
  • 1:8" twist rate stabilizes bullets from 35 to 77 grains
  • M4 feed ramps provide improved operational reliability
  • 1/2"-28 threaded barrel allows for standard muzzle accessories to be installed
  • Ruger® Rapid Deploy folding rear sight provides windage adjustability, and pairs with the elevation adjustable front sight for a solid, reliable aiming system
  • 6-position telescoping M4-style buttstock and mil-spec buffer tube allow the rifle to be properly sized for different shooters
  • Upper receiver includes a forward assist, dust cover and brass deflector
  • Bolt is machined from 9310 alloy steel and is shot peened and pressure (proof) tested to ensure strength, structural integrity and durability.
  • Carbine-length gas system
  • Multiple attachment points include a QD socket and bayonet lug
  • Chrome-plated bolt carrier inside diameter and chrome-plated gas key inside diameter provide exceptional resistance to hot gases
  • Single-stage trigger provides durable and reliable fire control
  • Enlarged trigger guard is designed to allow gloved shooting.
  • Handguards are made from heat-resistant glass-filled nylon for shooting comfort and durability.
  • Includes one 30-round Magpul® PMAG®

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Key Specifications
  • Item number: 699044
  • Caliber: 5.56 NATO/.223 Remington
  • Action: Semi-automatic/direct impingement
  • Gas system: Carbine-length
  • Capacity: 30+1
  • Barrel length: 16.1" mid-contour
  • Barrel material: Cold hammer-forged steel
  • Barrel twist: 1:8"
  • Stock: 6-position adjustable
  • Upper receiver: Forged 7075-T6 Type III hard coat anodized, with forward assist
  • Lower receiver: Forged 7075-T6 Type III hard coat anodized
  • Sights (front/rear): Ruger® Rapid Deploy windage-adjustable folding rear/elevation-adjustable front
  • Handguard: Glass-filled nylon
  • Flash hider: Ruger® flash suppressor
  • Overall length: 32.25"-35.50"
  • Overall weight: 6.5 lbs.
  • Mfg. Number: 8505
  • UPC: 736676085057
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