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With versatility at its forefront, Ruger announced its AR-556 MPR (Multi-Purpose Rifle) in September.

Ruger wanted a rifle that could do it all and perform right out of the box. The AR-556 MPR certainly fits that billing.

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We got our hands on the new rifle at the first-ever Athlon Outdoors Rendezvous in Gateway, Colo. Hitting steel from CTS Targets at 50 yards was no problem. Watch the video above for more details on the rifle an how it performed on the range.

For more information, please visit Ruger.com.

Ruger AR-556 MPR Specifications

  • Stock: Black Synthetic, Collapsible
  • Front Sight: None
  • Rear Sight: None
  • Barrel Length: 18 inches
  • Thread Pattern: 1/2″-28
  • Handguard: Free-Float M-LOK
  • Twist: 1:8″ RH
  • Capacity: 30
  • Finish: Type III Hard Coat Anodized
  • Height: 8 inches
  • Weight: 6.8 pounds
  • Overall Length: 35 – 38.25 inches
  • Length of Pull: 11.10 – 14.40 inches
  • Grooves: 5
  • MSRP: $899

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