MPN: APRA308232A / APRA308232C / APRA308252C / APRA308252A


  • Gen 2 version
  • One-piece free float design
  • Built in anti-rotation tabs
  • 1.72" inside diameter (from barrel nut cut to forward end) fits most muzzle devices and 1.5" suppressors
  • Continuous top scalloped rails
  • M-LOK slots at 3, 6, and 9 o'clock positions
  • Quick disconnect sling socket at the 3, 6 and 9 o’clock positions
  • Additional milling along flats to aid with gripping and add visual appeal
  • DPMS High Profile (.210) Tang
  • Available in Black and Flat Dark Earth

*Handguard Screw Torque: 25 in-lbs.


  • Material: 6061-T6 Aluminum
  • Finish: Black Hard Anodize or Cerakote Flat Dark Earth
  • Weight:
    • With Barrel Nut: 16.93 oz.
    • Without Barrel Nut: 11.39 oz.
  • Actual Length: 14.94"
  • Inside Diameter: 1.72"
  • Outside Diameter: Width - 1.92", Height - 2.28"


  • With Barrel Nut: Standard DPMS/Aero or Armalite interface .308 AR Upper - DPMS High Profile (.210) Tang
  • Without Barrel Nut: Aero Precision M5E1 Enhanced Upper

*Make sure to select "With Barrel Nut" in the option (shims included) if you have a standard DPMS/Aero or Armalite interface .308 AR upper. The "Without Barrel Nut" option is for the Aero Precision M5E1 Enhanced Upper Receiver only.


  • 1x Aero Precision 15-Inch M5 Enhanced M-LOK Handguard
  • 8x Mounting Set Screws
  • 1x Barrel Nut (With Barrel Nut version)
  • 1x Barrel Nut Shim Kit (With Barrel Nut version)


A modern low-profile handguard can significantly improve the appearance and feel of your rifle. Though it is easy to find handguards for standard AR-15s, it can be tricky for .308 ARs, since there are different standards for receivers, and they may use different handguards for the perfect fit.

It Fits The Most Popular DMPS .308 AR Platform

The M5 enhanced M-LOK handguard from Aero Precision is ideal for any modern DPMS high profile .308 AR build. This 15-inch handguard is made from 6061-T6 aluminum and has a black nitride finish. The handguard has a one-piece free float design, and it uses its built-in anti-rotation tabs to offer a very sturdy and stable mounting platform for optics and other accessories.

Ready for Add-On Accessories

The top of the handguard has a continuous Picatinny rail, whereas there are M-LOK slots at 3, 6, and 9 o'clock positions. The handguard also has a quick disconnect (QD) sling socket at both sides and the bottom.

This low-profile handguard has an internal diameter of 1.72" and can for most muzzle devices and 1.5" suppressors if you are using it with a short barrel. You can get the Aero Precision M5 .308 M-LOK handguard in black or flat dark earth.

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