The Ruger AR-556 5.56 Semiautomatic Rifle is a semiautomatic rifle with a 30-round capacity that features a cold hammer-forged, medium contour, 1/2″ – 28 threaded barrel with a matte, corrosion-resistant, Type III hard-coat anodized finish, a 6-position telescoping M4-style buttstock with a MIL-SPEC buffer tube and an ergonomic pistol grip with heat-resistant, glass-filled nylon handguards. Includes a 30-round Magpul® PMAG® magazine.
Features and Benefits
- Elevation-adjustable, front post sight with a front sight tool
- Semiautomatic action with a 30-round capacity
- Enlarged trigger guard for gloved shooting
- Ruger® Rapid Deploy folding rear sight provides windage adjustability
- 6-position telescoping M4-style buttstock with a MIL-SPEC buffer tube
- Multiple attachment points, including a QD socket and a bayonet lug, for sling and accessory mounting options (accessories sold separately)
- Heat-resistant, glass-filled nylon handguards
- 16.1″, cold hammer-forged, medium contour, 1/2″ – 28 threaded barrel with a matte, corrosion-resistant, Type III hard-coat anodized finish
- 5.56 NATO chamber allows the use of both 5.56 NATO and .223 Remington ammunition
- Includes a 30-round Magpul® PMAG® magazine
- Milled gas block with serrations on the angled face
- Ruger® flash suppressor
- Ergonomic pistol grip with an extended trigger reach
- Handedness: Ambidextrous
- Rate of twist: 1 in. 8 in. RH
- Product weight: 6.5 lb.
- Style: Target
- Metal finish: Type III hard-coat anodized
- Magazine capacity: 30
- Rear sight: Adjustable Ruger® Rapid Deploy
- Stock: Synthetic
- Barrel length (in.): 1.61E+1
- Action: Semiautomatic
- Front sight: Adjustable post
- Caliber: 5.56 NATO
- Product length (in.): 35.5
What’s in the Box
- 30-round Magpul® PMAG® magazine
- Front sight tool
- Ruger AR-556 5.56 Semiautomatic Rifle
Important Product and Safety Information
- Firearms purchased online are shipped to your local Academy Sports + Outdoors as selected in the checkout process.
- Please note that all firearm purchases require valid US government issued ID and related firearm paperwork.
- We recommend the use of protective eyewear whenever using or near the use of this item.