Caracal CAR816 A2 Complete Piston Upper - 16"

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Caracal CAR816 A2 Complete Piston Upper - 16"


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The CAR816 A2 is chambered in 5.56 x 45mm NATO. The short-stroke, push rod, gas piston design is controlled by an adjustable gas valve with three positions. Position one is for normal operation. Position two is for operation in adverse conditions, low impulse ammunition or when the system becomes fouled. Position three is for normal operation with an affixed suppressor, and allows for reliable cycling of the action. 


  • Caliber: 5.56 x 45mm NATO
  • Operating Principle: Gas operated, piston
  • Barrel Length: 16″ (406mm)
  • Barrel Contour: Modified M4
  • Rifling Twist: 1:7” (1:178mm)
  • Flash Hider: A2 Style – ½”-28 Threads
  • Sight Radius: 13″ (330.2mm)
  • Hand Guard: Caracal Proprietary Hand Guard with M-LOK®

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SKU U80021041-URG
Manufacturer Caracal
Caliber 5.56