• Ultra-lightweight (only 0.2 oz.)
  • Increased corrosion resistance
  • Spring and roll pin included
  • Available in Black, Flat Dark Earth, Blue, and Red finish to give your AR a custom look


  • Material:
    • Plunger: 6061-T6 Aluminum
    • Pawl: Steel
  • Finish: Anodized
  • Weight: 0.2 oz.

*Due to various factors that occur during the anodization process, the color may differ between batches for this product.


  • AR-15 and AR-10


  • 1x Strike Industries Lightweight Forward Assist
  • 1x Forward Assist Spring
  • 1x Forward Assist Roll Pin

Strike Industries Forward Assist


When you believe that even the smallest details count, you’re in good company. The folks at Strike Industries have made it their life’s work to offer firearms enthusiasts improved accessories and small parts that have largely been overlooked by other manufacturers. One of those often overlooked parts that can enhance the quality of your build is the AR-15 forward assist. Strike Industries offers a lightweight option for your AR-15 that is built to be reliable.

Lightweight AR-15 Forward Assist by Strike Industries

Strike Industries Forward Assist is a high quality forward assist assembly that is provided complete from plunger to spring pin. In the interest of mass reduction for your lightweight AR builds, the Strike Industries Lightweight AR-15 Forward Assist has been manufactured with an aluminum plunger. The forward assist pawl is constructed of solid tool steel to ensure reliable engagement and a long service life when installed with compatible bolt carrier groups.

The Strike Industries Lightweight AR-15 Forward Assist is available in Black, Gray, Red and Blue to add a custom touch to your next AR build.

Strike’s Craftsmen Know Their Products

Santa Ana, California, is home to the innovative craftsmen of Strike Industries. Strike believes that there is an infinite capacity for improvement in the firearms industry. They specialize in improving the design and function of small parts and accessories that are often overlooked by other manufacturers. Strike is owned and staffed by gun owners with real experience in situations where even incremental improvements in design and performance can make a huge difference.

Turn to Wing Tactical for Performance AR Parts

Whether you’re looking for an AR-15 Forward Assist like the Strike Industries Lightweight AR-15 Forward Assist or another superior quality part for your next competition AR build, turn to Wing Tactical and we’ll get you what you need. We stock a wide variety of lightweight and technologically advanced parts from companies like Strike Industries and JP Enterprises so you’re sure to find what you want without a lot of digging.

Let Us Help You Build It

We know a thing or two about firearms. We’re a veteran owned company staffed by people who understand the real world use of the items we sell. If you need help choosing components for a build or you need information after the sale, we are here to help. Don’t just rely on what the other guy said on the forum. Contact our customer service team and get help from someone who knows what works and what works better.

All of Our Orders Ship the Same or Next Business Day

When you order from Wing Tactical, you can feel confident that your order won’t be sending into the Bermuda Triangle. While we offer a number of expedited shipping options, we understand that sometimes that just isn’t necessary or justified by the expense it can add to a small order. While some companies push orders that ship by slower methods to the back of the line, Wing Tactical ships every order on the same or next business day regardless of the desired shipping speed. That’s just doing what’s right for our customers, every one of them, on every order.

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