New Multi-Purpose Rifle From Ruger: AR-556

Ruger has released the new AR-556 Multi-Purpose Rifle (MPR) – a custom-built modern sporting rifle, perfect for a variety of uses.

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Features of the AR-556 Multi-Purpose Rifle (MPR):

  • 18″ nitrided alloy barrel with rifle-length gas system
  • Ruger’s 15″ free-float handguard compatible with M-LOK® accessories
  • 1.50″ diameter handguard makes the MPR’s forend slim and controllable
  • Ruger® Elite 452™ AR-Trigger
  • 4.5 pound trigger pull
  • Ergonomic Magpul® furniture: Magpul’s MOE® grip and Mil-Spec MOE SL™ buttstock
  • Comes complete with dust cover, brass deflector and forward assist

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“We are very excited to add this model to our modern sporting rifle lineup,” said Ruger President and CEO Chris Killoy. “Our talented team of engineers worked carefully to develop the ideal custom package for the AR-556 platform that does it all, right out of the box. From plinking to competition shooting, the MPR is the perfect rifle for just about anything.”

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