The AR-15 remains America’s most popular rifle. The modular platform enables shooters to build up their rifle or carbine to meet most any specific need. For those looking for an economical, lightweight AR-based carbine, the new American Tactical Alpha-15 meets that demand.
American Tactical Alpha-15 Details
The Alpha-15 comes chambered in 5.56mm NATO. It weighs a mere 5.51 pounds, delivering a solid rifle choice in an extremely lightweight package. The barrel measures 16 inches overall, utilizing a 1:8 twist with a pencil-style 4150 CRMOV. If features a carbon-fiber-infused buffer tube. Meanwhile, a nano composite trigger kit helps get you on target. Finally, an 8-inch MLOK rail, flip-up sights and an included 30-round American Tactical polymer magazine round out the package.
The Alpha-15 design calls for a minimal use of metal parts, making it an option for coastal area or maritime use, according to AT. That design also contributes to the overall weight savings. Regardless, anyone looking for an affordable, lightweight arm should give this one a look.
The Alpha-15 retails for $499.95. For even more info, please visit americantactical.us.
American Tactical Alpha-15 Specs
- CALIBER – 5.56
- WEIGHT – 5.51 LBS
- BARREL LENGTH – 16″
- 1:8 TWIST PENCIL BARREL – 4150 CRMOV
- CARBON FIBER INFUSED BUFFER TUBE
- 30-ROUND AMERICAN TACTICAL POLYMER MAGAZINE
- NANO COMPOSITE TRIGGER KIT
- LIP UP SIGHTS
- 8″ MLOK RAIL