Product Spotlight: Exclusive Ruger AR-556 Davidson's Dark Earth

Affordable, American-Made Modern Sporting Rifle With The Rugged Reliability That You have Come To Expect From Ruger.

Gallery of Guns
May 28, 2019

This Ruger AR-556 features a 7075-T6 aluminum forged receivers. The upper receiver is a flat top style with forward assist and dust cover. The receiver is finished in Davidson's Dark Earth Cerakote.The bolt made of 9310 steel and has been shot-peened and proof-tested. The bolt carrier is made of 8620 steel and the inside of the carrier and gas key are chrome lined. The delta ring allow easy one-person service of the heat resistant glass-filled nylon handguard. The design accepts most standard carbine-length handguards. The single-stage trigger provides durable and reliable fire control. The enlarged trigger guard is designed to allow gloved shooting in cold weather.

Gas block is located at a carbine-length (M4) position for improved balance and handling. Multiple attachment points include a QD socket and bayonet lug, for many sling and accessory mounting options. Front sight post is elevation adjustable, and a front sight tool is included. The A2-style, F-height front sight allows co-witness with many optics. Serrations on the angled face of the gas block provide a low-glare surface. Equipped with a medium contour, cold hammer-forged alloy barrel with 1:8" twist rifling that provides exceptional accuracy with bullets from 35 to 77 grains. M4 feed ramps and 5.56 NATO chamber allows the use of both 5.56 NATO and .223 Rem. ammunition. The barrel and 1/2"-28 Ruger® flash suppressor have a matte black oxide finish to reduce glare and provide corrosion resistance.

This exclusive model features a six-position, telescoping , M4-style buutstock and Mil-Spec buffer tube that allows the rifle to be properly sized for different shooters or varying levels of outerwear. Ruger Rapid Deploy folding rear sight provides windage adjustability and pairs with the A2-style, F-height, elevation-adjustable front sight for a solid, reliable aiming system.