This AR15 upper receiver assembly comes ready to attach to any Mil-Spec lower receiver. It is built around a 16 inch, 4150 chrome moly barrel and has a black nitride finish. The upper receiver is a forged M4 flat top upper, allowing you to easily attach rifle scopes and red dot sights to the picatinny rail. Additionally, this is a side side-charging upper which is a great way to add some pizzazz to your AR-style rifle, and they bring some practical benefits and functional improvements as well.
Outfitted with a 15″ Keymod Rail that features strong attachment points for accessories resulting in accessories and optics having an excellent return to zero capability when detached and reattached. The rail also features a full-length picatinny top rail that sits flush with the upper receiver and has anti-rotation tabs to keep it locked in place. This upper assembly comes with a standard A2 flash hider that effectively suppresses muzzle flash and protects the 1/2×28 barrel threads if you are planning on adding a muzzle break in the future.
- Type: AR
- Finish Color: Black
- Caliber: 5.56 NATO
- Barrel Finish: Nitride
- Barrel Length: 16”
- Twist: 1:8
- Gas System: Carbine
- Muzzle: A2 Flash Hider
- Receiver Material: Aluminum
- Receiver: Side Charge
- Rail: 15” Keymod
Product Details: AR15 Complete Upper Assembly – 16 Inch / 5.56 NATO / Side Charge / Keymod / 160018
➲ A2 Flash Hider
The muzzle device is designed to perform a specific task, like suppress flash intensity or reduce felt recoil. This A2 Flash Hider is machined from quality steel and finished with an exceptionally corrosion resistant salt bath nitride for a lifetime of service. It provides effective flash suppression that preserves the shooters night vision by disrupting the muzzle flash when firing in low light conditions. While its closed bottom with top and side ports offers reduced dust signature when shooting from the prone position while additionally acting as a compensator.
➲ Colt Competition Style Barrel
The barrel is one of the few components that directly affect the accuracy and weight of your build. This barrel has a nitride finish for increased strength and durability. While featuring a special contour that is designed to be lighter than a conventual SOCOM barrel giving you that extra edge when shooting 3-gun competitions. This barrel offers a 1:8 twist rate, suitable for both heavy and light ammunition. It is corrosion resistant resulting in an extended barrel life that is longer than conventional chrome lining. Thus, being the perfect barrel for long distance shooting, competitions, hunting and practically any shooting application you’ll subject your AR-15 too.
➲ .750 Low Profile Gas Block
The gas block is a critical link in the chain that is too often overlooked. This component ensures that your AR runs reliably. Made from high-quality steel with a smooth nitride finish, this .750 low-profile gas block is efficiently designed to stay put with the percussion of gunfire. With its low profile this gas block allows it to fit under the most ergonomically designed handguards and rails on the market.
➲ Carbine Gas Tube
An essential component to your AR15 is the gas tube, which keeps your build up and running. This carbine-length gas tube is constructed from corrosion resistant stainless steel ensuring a lifetime of service.