ID 3647635 ::
Category In-Store > Rifle
Manufacturer Ruger
Model 8500
Caliber 5.56 NATO
Action Semi-Automatic
Caliber 223 Remington/5.56 NATO
Capacity 30+1
Barrel Length 16.1"
Sights Adjustable Post Front | Adjustable Ruger Rapid Deploy Rear
Weight 6.5 lbs
Stock 6-Position Collapsible Black
Model 8500
Barrel Material Steel
Gun Type Rifle
Safety Manual
Trigger Standard
Trigger Type Single Set
OAL 32.25"-35.5"
Barrel Finish Type III Hard Coat Anodized
Receiver Finish Black Anodized
Receiver Material Aluminum
Caliber/Gauge 223 REM | 5.56 NATO
Hand Right Hand

The Ruger AR-556 semi-automatic, M4-style, direct impingement Modern Sporting Rifle offers consumers an affordable, American-made Modern Sporting Rifle with the rugged reliability they have come to expect from Ruger. 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 chrome-moly steel barrel with M4 feed ramp cuts. Chambered in 5.56 NATO, the AR-556's carbine-length, flat-top, M4 design is fully configured with a Ruger Rapid Deploy folding rear sight, milled F-height gas block with post front sight, forward assist, dust cover, brass deflector, telescoping six-position stock, improved trigger-reach grip, enlarged trigger guard and one 30-round Magpul PMag. Standardized M4/AR components are utilized throughout, so the AR-556 can be customized easily.