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 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 From F.J. Feddersen Match Grade Blanks That Have Been Button Cut To Very 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 To Afford.
This Mercury Precision "Satellite" Barrel Is 16.5" Long And Is Made From 4150 CMV And Has A High Quality QPQ Black Nitride Finish. 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, And Is Has A Mid-Length Gas System. This Satellite Barrel Has A Government Profile Making It Heavy Enough To Be Stable On Its Target, But Light Enough To Be Carried Around.
Recoil Technologies .223/5.56 1/2x28 TPI Linear Muzzle Brake Nitride Made In The USA. This Muzzle Break Directs All Of The Muzzle Blast Forward Reducing The Noise Away From The Shooters Ears Increasing Shooting Comfort.
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.
This Upper Includes A 15" M-Lok Handguard. This Freefloating Handguard Allows You To Comfortably Grip Your Rifle In A Variety Of Shooting Positions And Securely Mount A Variety Of Accessories.