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Faxon Firearms ION Ultralight 5.56 NATO AR-15 Rifle

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Introducing the Faxon ION Hyperlite 5.56 Lightweight Rifle, a groundbreaking firearm designed to meet the demands of today's competitive shooters and enthusiasts. This high-performance rifle excels in lightweight construction, featuring a 16" 5.56 NATO integral muzzle device pencil profile profile barrel with a slim 3-port muzzle brake (Meets NFA 16" minimum barrel length requirement) for convenient gas block removal without disturbing the muzzle device.

Highlighting cutting-edge components like the Faxon Gunner Lightweight M16 Bolt Carrier Group, Carbon Fiber M-LOK Handguard, and an adjustable gas block, the ION Ultralight 5.56 Rifle ensures unparalleled precision with every shot. Crafted in-house at our Greater Cincinnati, Ohio facility, this rifle exemplifies superior craftsmanship and longevity, making it a wise investment for serious shooters.

Backed by Faxon's Lifetime Guarantee, the ION Ultralight 5.56 Rifle provides peace of mind and protection against defects in materials or workmanship throughout its lifetime. Weighing just under 5 lbs, this rifle is the most affordable production ultralight AR15 on the market, offering an excellent choice for those entering the competition world or seeking the soft recoil of a finely tuned lightweight firearm.

As part of Faxon's Summit Line, the ION comes equipped with out-of-the-box upgrades, including a tuned gas system, Gunner lightweight bolt carrier group, ambi charging handle & safety selector, Hiperfire EDTDM trigger, and more. Elevate your shooting experience and embrace the future of lightweight precision with the Faxon ION Ultralight 5.56 Rifle. Invest in performance, invest in Faxon.

Features and Specifications:

  • 16" 556 Integral Barrel with 3-Port Brake - Meets NFA 16" minimum barrel length requirement
  • Enhanced Forged Receiver Set w/ Tensioning Screw
  • Gunner Lightweight BCG w/ Superfinish
  • 13" M-LOK Carbon Fiber Handguard
  • Multi Position Adjustable Gas Block
  • Hiperfire EDTDM Single Stage Trigger
  • Faxon Ambidextrous AR-15 Charging Handle
  • Radian Talon Ambi 45/90 Degree Safety Selector
  • MFT Minimalist Stock or similar
  • B5 Systems Grip or similar
  • Mid Length Gas System
  • Comes in hard plastic rifle case for transportation and storage

Complete Rifle Weight: 4.95 lbs

Note- Each rifle will be individually test fired & tuned with factory new 55gr 5.56 Nato ammunition.

*Note: Cannot be shipped to CA, CT, DC, HI, IL, MD, MA, NJ, or NY state

Must be 18 or older to purchase:
Federal law (the Gun Control Act) requires that you be 18 years of age or older to purchase a rifle.
FFL required for transfer:
Please submit or have FFL submit ATF Form 8 to Item will not ship until FFL information has been provided and verified.