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Ares Defense Introduces Shrike 5.56 Upper Receiver

May 11, 2012  | 

Photo: Ares Defense
Photo: Ares Defense

Ares Defense has released a lightweight upper receiver for AR-tyle rifles called the Shrike 5.56 Advanced Weapons System.

This upper receiver is designed to fit any M16/AR-15/M4-type lower receiver. It  features a dual-feed system that allows users to change from one to the other in a matter of seconds.

The Shrike 5.56 "provides the power of a SAW at nearly half the weight," according to a company release.

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