MPN: BABL556005M / BABL556010M / BABL556015M / BABL556024M / BABL556026M / BABL556033M


  • Made from high-quality 4150 CMV steel barrel blanks
  • All Ballistic Advantage barrels are guaranteed to give sub Minute of Angle (MOA) accuracy with match grade ammunition (By Manufacturer)
  • High pressure tested (HPT) and Magnetic particle Inspection (MPI)
  • Coated with QPQ corrosion resistant finish

*A barrel that is shorter than 16" is only for use on a pistol configuration firearm or a NFA registered Short-Barreled Rifle (SBR). All NFA laws apply!


  • Caliber: 5.56 NATO / .223 Rem.
  • Profile: Government
  • Finish: QPQ Nitride
  • Gas Placement:
    • 10.5-Inch: Carbine-Length
    • 12.5-Inch: Carbine-Length
    • 13.7-Inch: Mid-Length
    • 14.5-Inch: Mid-Length
    • 16-Inch: Mid-Length
    • 20-Inch: Rifle-Length
  • Gas Seat: 0.750"
  • Twist Rate: 1:7
  • Weight:
    • 10.5-Inch: 19 oz.
    • 12.5-Inch: 22 oz.
    • 13.7-Inch: 25 oz.
    • 14.5-Inch: 25 oz.
    • 16-Inch: 28 oz.
    • 20-Inch: 35 oz.
  • Material: 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel
  • M4 Feed Ramps: Yes
  • Muzzle Thread Pattern: 1/2”-28


  • AR-15 upper receivers


Every AR-15 build is different. Depending on what your intended purpose for a particular rifle will be, you might want a lightweight, short or sculpted barrel of some sort. If your next build is a practical undertaking and you’re looking for a for a barrel with a little more substance Wing Tactical has a fairly large selection of government profile barrels that might do the job for you. On the other hand, if you’d like to build a sleeper, a rifle that you can take out there without drawing too much attention and outshoot the entire range, you might want to try Ballistic Advantage’s Government Profile Modern Series AR-15 barrel.

Ballistic Advantage Modern Series Barrels

You want this barrel, really, if you want a barrel that you can take anywhere, this is the one. Ballistic Advantage’s AR15 16-inch barrel is a perfect choice for a long rifle that needs to be dependable, and accurate. If you want the solid dependability of a government profile barrel in 14.5 or 10.5-inch lengths, we have them too.

Quality Manufacturing and Finishing

Ballistic Advantage Modern Series Barrels are manufactured from 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium steel. They’ve given these barrels M4 feed ramp extensions, pre-threaded the muzzles to ½ x 28 to accept your favorite muzzle device, contoured them with a .750-inch gas block seat and given them a quality QPQ finish to stand up to daily use without worry about corrosion.

Let the Target do the Talking

The AR15 16-inch barrel probably won’t turn heads from a distance, it’ll wait until you touch the trigger to get everyone’s attention, but it’s happy to let you take the credit. Ballistic Advantage Government Profile Modern Series Barrels, strong, dependable and accurate. Give yourself an edge.

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