NEW Springfield Armory Hellion Rifles in Desert FDE, OD Green, and Gray

Adam Scepaniak
by Adam Scepaniak

The Springfield Armory Hellion is the cream of the crop when it comes to bullpup rifles centered around the 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem cartridges. You can use common Magpul PMAGs, it’s ambi everything, and it boasts looks that could kill. Now, that curb appeal is getting kicked up even higher with color options of Desert FDE (Flat Dark Earth), OD Green (Olive Drab Green), and Gray.

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If bullpups are an acquired taste, then consider the Springfield Armory Hellion a fine wine. Crafted, tested, and proven across Europe for many years, now that it is stateside it is one of the most popular bullpups on the market today. For those who might be unacquainted with the Springfield Armory Hellion, all of its specifications can be read below as presented by Springfield Armory:

  • Cartridge: 5.56x45mm NATO (.223 REM)
  • Colorways: Black | OD Green (NEW) | Desert FDE (NEW) | Gray (NEW)
  • Barrel: 16″ CMV, Melonite®, 1:7″ Twist
  • Sights: Integrated Flip-Up, Elevation Adjustable Front & Integrated Flip-Up w/ 5-Position Aperture, Windage Adjustable Rear
  • Bolt Carrier Group: Proprietary, Melonite®
  • Gas System: 2-Position Adjustable, Short Stroke Piston
  • Handguard: Polymer, M-Lok®
  • Stock: 5-Position Adjustable w/ Cheek Riser
  • Muzzle Device: 4-Prong Flash Hider
  • Charging Handle: Ambidextrous, Non-Reciprocating
  • Safety Switch: Ambidextrous
  • Grip: BCM Gunfighter™ Mod 3
  • Magazines: (1) 30-Round Magpul PMAG Gen M3
  • Weight: 8 Lb
  • Length: 28.25″ – 29.75″

Geneseo, Illinois (November 15th, 2023) – Springfield Armory® is proud to announce the release of three new color options — Desert FDE, OD Green and Gray — for the popular 16”-barreled Hellion™ 5.56mm bullpup platform.

“The Hellion was an immediate hit due to its combination of proven performance and compact handling characteristics,” says Steve Kramer, Springfield Armory’s Vice President of Marketing. “With these new colors available for the 16”-barreled gun, bullpup enthusiasts have even more options from which to choose.”

The MSRP for each of the variants is $1,999. They are also available in low-capacity versions with 10-round magazines for restrictive states, municipalities, and locales. If you are a bullpup lover, it has to be exciting news to see all of the “tactical colors” of Desert FDE, OD Green, and Gray available for the Springfield Armory Hellion. As always, let us know all of your thoughts about Springfield Armory and the Hellion in the Comments below! We always appreciate your feedback.

Check Prices on Springfield Armory Hellion Rifles

  • Desert FDE Hellion 5.56mm | HL916556F | 706397969486
  • Lo-Cap Desert FDE Hellion 5.56mm | HL916556FLC | 706397976422
  • OD Green Hellion 5.56mm | HL916556G | 706397973193
  • Lo-Cap OD Green Hellion 5.56mm | HL916556GLC| 706397976439
  • Gray Hellion 5.56mm | HL916556Y | 706397973209
  • Lo-Cap Gray Hellion 5.56mm | HL916556YLC| 706397976712

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Adam Scepaniak
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  • CitationGestapo CitationGestapo on Nov 16, 2023

    Now I wish I'd waited to buy; one in gray with the 21" barrel would be fantastic. Oh well, I got married since I bought my Hellion so my gun purchasing has slowed immensely for some reason.

  • Mark Mark on Nov 17, 2023

    Wow, the colors make them look 100% cooler. Especially dig that Grey and Tan.