MPN: 07-077-09173-018


  • Cold hammer forged (CHF)
  • Made from Mil-Spec standards Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel (CMV)
  • Mil-Spec heavy phosphate coated and chrome lined


  • Caliber: 5.56 NATO
  • Profile: Government
  • Gas Block Journal: 0.750"
  • Gas Placement: Mid-Length
  • Twist Rate: 1:7 Twist
  • Material: 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel
  • M4 Feed Ramps: Yes
  • Muzzle Thread Pattern: 1/2"-28
  • Finish: Mil-Spec Heavy Phosphate
  • Weight: 1.71 lbs.


  • AR-15


Daniel Defense makes some of the best AR rifles and accessories in the market, and here we have their 5.56 Mid-Length Government Profile Barrel. This general-purpose barrel is perfect for a shooter who pushes their rifle to the limit and visits the range regularly.

Built for Endurance

It is 16 inches long and is made from extremely durable Cold Hammer Forged Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel, which offers better heat dissipation, corrosion resistance, and durability than ordinary stainless steel. Additionally, since it has a standard government profile, it is reinforced in high-stress areas and can handle sustained fire better than lightweight barrels.

Pushing the Limits

Daniel Defense Barrels are renowned for their exceptional accuracy, and as a result, every one of their barrels is crafted to deliver unparalleled precision. This barrel has a 1:7 twist rifling and a mid-length gas tube, which works perfectly in the 16” barrel length for a smooth and reliable shooting experience with unmatched accuracy.

If you are looking for an extremely durable and accurate high-end government profile barrel, the Daniel Defense 5.56 Mid-Length Government Profile Barrel is an excellent option.

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