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Battle Arms Development Workhorse 5.56 NATO Rifle - 16" Black

AR-15 Rifle

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The BATTLEARMS® WORKHORSE® series of firearms are built for duty and hard use in mind.  It is purpose-built around the forged BAD-15 7075-T6 aircraft-grade aluminum receiver and free-float rail handguard with M-LOK attachment point at 3, 6, and 9 o’clock positions.  At 12 o’clock is a full-length Picatinny accessory rail with our signature notch cut matching the upper receiver.  Every firearm is equipped with a 4150 chrome-moly steel black nitride barrel for durability and accuracy.  Each barrel is individually head-spaced with a matching 9130 steel bolt and 8620 black nitride carrier for ultimate reliability and ease of cleaning. Look a bit more closely and you will find this duty line of rifles are not so “plain jane”.  It is loaded with numerous enhanced components such as a smooth nickel Teflon trigger, enhanced magazine release, enhanced takedown/pivot pins for easy tool-less breakdown, one-piece magazine catch, billet trigger guard, enhanced bolt catch, user-adjustable three-position pistol grip, and enhanced single side safety. The WORKHORSE® series offers an amazing value.  The perfect firearm for duty or home defense. 



  • Caliber: .223/5.56X45
  • Muzzle Thread: 1/2x28 TPI
  • Rail: 15in WORKHORSE® M-LOK Free-Float Rail
  • Gas System: Mid Length
  • Barrel Length: 16in
  • Barrel Twist Rate: 1:7T
  • Barrel Profile/Finish/Material: Medium Profile, Black Nitride, 4150 CM,  .750" Diameter Gas Block Journal
  • Weight: 6.3 lbs (2.86 kg)
  • Overall Length: 36.25in (920.75mm)
  • Collapsed Length: 33in (838.2mm)
  • Charging Handle: Mil-Spec Single Sided Charging Handle
  • Trigger: Enhanced Nickel Teflon Trigger
  • Safety: Enhanced Single Sided Safety
  • Stock: B5 Bravo - Adjustable 6-Position Stock
  • Finish: Type 3 Black Anodized
  • Magazine: (1) 30rd Magazine
  • Sights: Optics Ready Platform
More Information
Product Type AR-15 Rifle
Manufacturer Battle Arms Development
Barrel Length 16"
Caliber 5.56 NATO