Aero Precision M5E1 Barreled Upper .308 Fluted Barrel - 18"

Aero Precision M5E1 Barreled Upper .308 Fluted Barrel - 18"

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Aero Precision M5E1 Barreled Upper .308 Fluted Barrel - 18"

SKU: APAR308554M69
MPN: APAR308554M69
MSRP $880.00
Aero MAP Price $789.99


This Aero Precision M5E1 .308 Complete Upper Receiver features an 18” fluted barrel machined from 416R stainless steel for long-range precision. This barrel features a reliable rifle-length gas system and a 1:10 twist rate, as well as an A2-style flash hider. Protecting the gas system is the Gen 2 Enhanced EM-15 free float handguard that features M-LOK attachment slots and a continuous picatinny top rail. Fully machined from 6061-T6 aluminum, this handguard also features a contoured design for a more comfortable and tactile grip. Additional features are laser engraved T-marks, a scalloped Picatinny rail to reduce weight, and integral anti-rotation tabs.

  • Chambered in .308 Winchester
  • 18” 416R stainless steel fluted barrel
  • HPT and MPI barrel
  • A2 flash hider
  • Low profile gas block and rifle length system
  • M5E1 Enhanced upper receiver
  • 15” EM-15 free float handguard
  • M-LOK attachment slots
  • Black hard-coat anodized finish

The M5E1 upper receiver is forged from 7075-T6 aluminum and features an integral handguard mounting section for a highly robust setup. It has a port door and forward assist installed and is compatible with most AR-308 components. The receiver and handguard are Mil-Spec hardcoat anodized black for a sleek and durable finish.

Aero Precision takes some of the most state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques and equipment derived from their work in the aerospace industry and applies it to their products in the firearms industry. They have utilized their knowledge from years of building aircraft components to design and engineer AR-15 handguards, receiver sets, scope mounts, and more. They treat every product as if it were a precision flying machine and adhere to strict quality standards to ensure law enforcement, military, and civilian customers receive a product they can rely on.