Mossberg MMR 556 AR-15: Mossberg Modern Rifle Hunter & Tactical

    After testing the market with the Mossberg Tactical 22, Mossberg has finally entered the AR-15 fray with the Mossberg MMR (Mossberg Modern Rifle) AR-15.

    Initially two models will be made available. The MMR Hunter is designed for varmint or small/medium game hunting while the MMR Tactical is your standard M4-style carbine.

    Mossberg MMR 556 Tactical
    Mossberg MMR 556 Hunter

    Both models are standard direct-impingement gas guns, not piston operated. They both have free-floating button-rifled carbon steel barrels with 1:9 twist rates, single stage triggers, black phosphate/anodized metal finishes and the Stark Ergo Pistol Grip with with integrated battery storage compartment and oversized trigger guard.

    The MMR Hunter comes with either a black finish, Mossy Oak Treestand or Mossy Oak Brush camouflage finish. The only stock option is a A2-style fixed stock. The slim profile checkered aluminum tubular fore-end has dual sling swivel studs. The barrel is 20″ long with a recessed hunting crown. The gun is shipped with a 5-round magazine.

    The Hunter will retail for $921 with a black finish or $1010 with a Mossy Oak finish.

    The MMR 556 Tactical features 16.25″ barrel, removable A2-style muzzlebrake and picatinny quad-rail forend. The rifle will be sold with either a 6-position adjustable M4-style stock or a fixed A2-style stock and with or without adjustable iron sights.

    The Tactical will retail for $885 without sights or $921 with sights.

    The Tactical (with sights) and the Hunter both weigh in at 7.5 lbs, while the Tactical without sights weighs 7 lbs.

    Steve Johnson

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