Daniel Defense 16″ 5.56 Barrel, Mid-length – Lightweight Profile


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SKU: 07-078-09136-018 UPC: 815604010108

Product Description

The Daniel Defense Lightweight 16” 5.56 barrel is perfect for those looking to shed a few ounces on their AR-15 build without sacrificing durability or accuracy. These lightweight barrels are Cold Hammer Forged, a process that sets them apart from other barrel manufacturers. They are also forged from 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium steel, Mil-spec heavy phosphate coated and chrome lined with mid-length gas system.


Caliber: 5.56mm NATO

Manuf. Process: Cold Hammer Forged

Twist Rate: 1:7

Muzzle Thread: 1 ⁄ 2 × 28 TPI (Threads Per Inch)

Material: Chrome Moly Vanadium

Outside Finish: Mil-Spec Heavy Phosphate

Inside Finish: Chrome

Gas System: Mid-length

Diameter At Gas Port: .750″

Barrel Extension: A4

Barrel Profile: Lightweight

Weight: 1.50lbs

Manufacturer: Daniel Defense




Daniel Defense

Technical Information

Barrel Twist



5.56 NATO / .223 Remington

Thread Pitch

1/2 x 28

Gas Block Size



4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium



Catalog Location

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