SAINT™ AR-15 – 5.56

Like those who are unapologetic about protecting their legacy, the SAINT™ AR15 makes no compromises when it comes to features, engineering, and operator experience.  As the ultimate refinement of the AR15 form, the SAINT™ combines innovations like the Accu-Tite receiver mating system with the relentless execution of core features.

The SAINT’s flat top design is optics ready and includes a flip-up rear aperture sight and fixed A2-style front. The 16-inch Chrome Moly Vanadium barrel features a 1:8 twist rate to handle a wide range of bullet types. The operation of the M16 bolt carrier group is managed by a mid-length gas system paired with a heavy tungsten buffer, resulting in an exceptionally smooth action. A good shot starts with the trigger, so that’s why the SAINT™ AR15 features micro-polished and Nickel Boron treated components. While it offers the right pull weight for defensive use, you won’t feel it.

Unlike most defensive rifles in its price range, the SAINT™ AR15 includes top notch furniture designed to improve both shooting experience and operator performance. An all new, exclusive Bravo Company PKMT KeyMod handguard packs heat shields and flexible attachment points into a slim and easy to handle form factor. The Bravo Company buttstock is rattle-free and complemented by a Bravo pistol grip designed to improve defensive performance.

Built for the free and independent, Springfield Armory®’s SAINT™ AR15 represents the next generation of America’s personal defense rifle. Built with relentless dedication to reliability, it’ll be ready when you are because you can always trust the SAINT™ AR15.

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When it comes time to defend your legacy, turn to the SAINT™. It’s the ultimate refinement of the time-tested AR15 design and represents everything that a defensive carbine should be.

The quality of a rifle begins with its foundation. That’s why the extra-tough Type III aircraft-grade 7075 T6 aluminum upper and lower receivers are joined using the Accu-Tite system. Unlike lesser rifles, the SAINT™ AR15 is rock solid, with no accuracy-killing rattle or shake. On the outside, a hard-anodizing treatment protects your SAINT™ from both corrosion and the dings and blemishes that accompany hard use. Inside the upper receiver is an M16 bolt carrier group machined from Carpenter 158 steel. It’s shot peened and magnetic particle inspected for long-term durability.

The SAINT™ features a 16-inch Chrome Moly Vanadium barrel treated with Melonite. Because details matter, you’ll even find that hidden areas like under the front sight base are finished with painstaking care and detail. The 1:8-inch twist rate provides the user with complete ammunition flexibility – the SAINT will handle heavy 80-grain and ultra-light projectiles with equal aplomb.

While receiver fit and barrel construction represent the foundation of accurate performance, the trigger is the final interface between the shooter and rifle. The SAINT™ AR15 features micro-polished trigger components treated with Nickel Boron. The result is the feel of a competition trigger with the appropriate mil-spec pull weight for a defensive rifle. The SAINT is easy to shoot to its full performance potential.

Speaking of performance, the SAINT™ AR15 is designed for smooth operation and fast but controlled follow-up shots. The mid-length gas system paired with a heavier carbine “H” heavy Tungsten buffer slows and smooths out the recoil cycle, creating a shooting experience second to none.

Unlike most AR-type rifles that leave the factory with standard mil-spec furniture, the SAINT™ includes meaningful upgrades across the board. The Bravo Company Mod 0 Pistol Grip offers a more vertical orientation designed to support a natural hold when shooting from the modern combat stance. The grip is complemented by a Bravo oversized trigger guard designed for easy reach, with or without gloves. The Bravo Company buttstock offers positive cheek weld areas, a rubber butt plate for traction, and both QD and fixed sling attachment points. Like the Accu-Tite receiver, it’s designed for tight, rattle-free operation in any of its six positions. The all new and exclusive Bravo PKMT two-piece handguard covers aluminum heat shields but offers a super-slim profile. KeyMod attachment points allow placement of accessories according to your personal preference. In short, you’ll feel the difference.

A defensive rifle must also be reliable, and that’s why the SAINT™ AR15 uses a dry lubricant coating inside the bolt carrier group and receiver extension tube that keeps it performing in the worst of conditions.

The SAINT™ AR15 is optics-ready out of the box. The flat-top receiver is topped with Springfield Armory® low profile flip-up dual aperture rear sight with ½ minute of angle windage adjustment capability. Up front, the A2-style gas block and front sight features a standard post adjustable for elevation.

The bottom line? When it’s time to protect and defend, trust the SAINT™ AR15.

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Specs


Caliber 5.56x45mm NATO (.223REM)

Length 35.5" Fully Extended / 32.25" Collapsed

Weight 6lbs 11oz

Upper Receiver Type III Hard Coat Anodized Aircraft Grade 7075 T6 Aluminum Flat Top, Forward Assist and M4 Feed Ramps​

Lower Receiver Type III Hard Coat Anodized Aircraft Grade 7075 T6 Aluminum, Accu-Tite™ Tension System​

Barrel 16" Chrome Moly Vanadium, 1:8 RH Twist, Melonite®

Gas System Direct Impingement Mid-Length Gas System, .750 Diameter Gas Block

Trigger Springfield Armory® Proprietary, Nickel Boron Coated GI

Sights Springfield Armory® Low Profile Flip-Up, Dual Aperture Rear, 1/2 MOA Windage Adj.

Trigger Guard Bravo Company

Pistol Grip Bravo Company Mod 3

Handguard Bravo Company, KeyMod, PKMR

Butt Stock Bravo Company 6 Position

Buffer Assembly Carbine "H" Heavy Tungsten Buffer

Receiver Extension Mil-Spec Carbine Receiver Extension, 7075 T6 Type III Hard Anodized Aluminum

Charging Handle GI Style

Bolt Carrier Group M16 BCG w/ Carpenter 158 Steel Bolt, Shot Peened & Magnetic Particle Inspected

Magazine 1 - 30 Round Magpul PMAG

Case Soft Rifle Case

MSRP $899.00

Options


ST916556BSaint™ 5.56

ST916556FDESaint™ 5.56 FDE

ST916556BCASaint™ 5.56 CA Compliant

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California Proposition 65

Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide warnings to California consumers about significant exposures to chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. These chemicals can be in the products that Californians purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment. By requiring that this information be provided, Proposition 65 enables Californians to make informed decisions about their exposures to these chemicals.

Proposition 65 also prohibits California businesses from knowingly discharging significant amounts of listed chemicals into sources of drinking water.

Proposition 65 requires California to publish a list of chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. This list, which must be updated at least once a year, has grown to include approximately 900 chemicals since it was first published in 1987. Proposition 65 became law in November 1986, when California voters approved it by a 63-37 percent margin. The official name of Proposition 65 is the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.

Springfield Armory® Provides the following general warning:

Warning This product can expose you to chemicals including lead which is known to California consumers to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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