Remington R5 RGP

R5 RGP (Remington Gas Piston) is a carbine that was designed and manufactured by Remington Arms.[3][4] It is one of many AR-15 type rifles which uses a gas piston operating system in an attempt to improve the reliability of the weapon.[5]

TypeAssault rifle
Place of originUnited States
Production history
ManufacturerRemington Arms
Mass3.0 kg (6.56 lb) (unloaded, w/ 10.5" barrel) 3.2 kg (6.95 lb) (unloaded, w/ 14.5" barrel)[3]
Lengthw/ 10.5" barrel:
  • 688 mm (27.10 in) collapsed, 768 mm (30.25 in) extended[3]

w/ 14.5" barrel:

  • 780 mm (30.6 in) collapsed, 860 mm (34 in) extended[3]
Barrel length270 mm (10.5 in) 370 mm (14.5 in)

Cartridge5.56×45mm NATO[3]
Barrels10.5" or 14.5"[3]
ActionGas piston[3]
Feed systemVarious STANAG magazines.

See also


  1. Johnson, Steve (20 January 2010). "Remington GPC (Gas Piston Carbine)". The Firearm Blog. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  2. F, Nathaniel (21 January 2016). "[SHOT 2016] What's NOT At Remington". The Firearm Blog. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  3. "R5 RGP". Remington Defense. Archived from the original on 4 January 2012.
  4. "Remington Defense 2012 Catalogue" (PDF). pp. 12–13. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  5. Leghorn, Nick. "New from Remington Defense: R5 RGP Gas Piston AR-15". The Truth about Guns. Retrieved 3 March 2018.

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