Ruger recently added the AR-556 Pistol to its website. The addition was a soft release prior to the pistol’s official launch, which is planned to coincide with the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits (NRAAM) in April. Ruger plans to release several new products leading up to NRAAM.
We learned about the new AR-556 Pistol at a recent Ruger media event held at FTW Ranch.
The pistol shot flawlessly during the event. However, we didn’t spend an excessive amount of time with the AR pistol because there were a few other items that caught our attention… *wink, wink*
The slim 9″ handguard is free-floating and provides enhanced ergonomics and support. Magpul M-LOK accessory attachment slots along the 3:00, 6:00 and 9:00 positions.
Made from aerospace-grade 7075-T6 aluminum forging, the flattop upper receiver includes a forward assist, dust cover and brass deflector. The twist rate stabilizes bullets from 35 to 77 grains and the 5.56 NATO chamber allows the use of both 5.56 NATO and .223 Remington ammunition.
Starting from the front, the pistol has a Ruger flash suppressor on the 1/2″-28 threaded 10.5-inch cold hammer-forged 4140 chrome-moly steel barrel. It’s chambered in 5.56 NATO and has a 1:8 twist rate. The company says the carbine-length gas system allows the AR-556 to use a wide variety of ammo. Slim and free-floating, the 9-inch handguard has M-LOK accessory attachments at the 3, 6, and 9 o’clock positions. . The Pistol ships with a 30-round Magpul PMAG.
The Ruger AR-556 Pistol is not your standard AR style pistol! Also, this version of the AR-556 Pistol is equipped with the SB Tactical SBA3 Stabilizing Brace. Furthermore, the SBA3 will give you excellent control and maneuverability of the AR-556 with the added ability to adjust the length to fit most shooters. The heart of any rifle is the barrel and the AR-556 features a heavy contour, cold hammer-forged barrel with ultra-precise rifling that provides exceptional accuracy, longevity, and easy cleaning. The M4 feed ramps provide improved reliability, and the matte black oxide finish reduces glare and provides corrosion resistance. installed. Whether your intention is for plinking and target shooting, or for tactical and home defense, you’ll be ready!
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