The Wilson Combat machined, hand polished, match grade stainless barrel is the core of these accurate and reliable upper units that will turn your lower into a custom AR rifle well equipped for hunting, duty or tactical competition.
Other Wilson Combat components like our versatile and lightweight TRIM rail, Accu-Tac flash hider and NP3 bolt carrier assembly with ensure that your upper exceeds your cosmetic and performance expectations.
Each Wilson Combat High Performance custom upper is test fired and finished in our Armor-Tuff coating and is certified to drop on and function with any mil-spec, AR lower unit.
The heart of every Recon Tactical is our unsurpassed Wilson Combat match-grade medium-weight stainless steel barrel designed for gilt-edge accuracy and sustained high rates of fire. The Recon Tactical is our vision of what a practical, all-around AR for rigorous tactical training, hardcore hunting or all-purpose field applications should be. The Recon can do it all-very well. Loaded with Wilson Combat custom features and accessories, this popular model has never been better. Our most popular all-around AR model. Fluted barrel model reduce weight even further and add stiffness to the barrel for no loss in practical accuracy.
5.56 NATO was developed in the United States and initially chambered in the M16 rifle. It is the standard cartridge for NATO forces as well as many non-NATO countries. It is derived from, but not identical to, the .223 Remington cartridge. We use a NATO, mil-spec chamber in our barrels that is reliable and safe to fire both 5.56 and .223 Remington rounds. This common and easy-to shoot cartridge is ideal for defense, training and small-medium game hunting.
| Upper Receiver
|| Forged 7075-T6|
| Laser Etching
|| Wilson Combat Logo and Caliber|
|| Tactical Rail Interface, 10.4"|
| Gas Block
| Bolt Carrier Assembly
|| NP3 Plated|
| Muzzle Device
|| Accu-Tac Flash Hider|
|| Armor-Tuff® on Upper Receiver and Barrel|
|| 4 lb. 8.6 oz. |
|| 5.56 NATO|
| Feed Ramps
|| M4 Style|
| Gas Block Seat
|| .750" Diameter by .920" Length - Dimpled for Set Screw|
| Gas System
|| Stainless Steel, Type 416R, Barrel Grade|
| Muzzle Threads
|| 1/2" x 28 |
|| Recon Tactical - Fluted |
|| 1:8, RH, Six Groove, Precision Button Rifling|
|| 35 oz. |
TR-556RC16 Barrel Schematic
5.56 NATO Test Target