The AR-15 is lightweight small arms rifle. Designed in the 1950’s by Eugene Stoner it was constructed out of high grade aircraft alloys for strength as well as utilizing plastics for stock furniture.These weight savings and combined with futuristic concepts in the field of weapon development resulted in a weapon system that grew into today’s modern military USA M4 Rifle.
This rifle has been adopted by many Militaries, Special Forces Units as well Law Enforcement Units throughout the World. Utilizing the 5.56 military cartridge combined with the high magazine capacity and optical systems developed for the weapon system it is seen by many as a world leader in the firearms world. It is a weapon that continually evolves and has spawned many variants and models since its conception and acceptance in the military world.
Its popularity is due to its ease of maintenance, ergonomics and general operational manipulation. These are features that are greatly appreciated by the users.
Highgate has made sure that these features and operational characteristics are present in the blank firing systems they have developed and are utilizing in their AR15s.