Ballistic Advantage 5.56 16″ AR 15 Barrel – Hanson Mid-Length – Performance Series

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Features Precision-machined 4150 CMV Steel, QPQ Finish & A Sub-MOA Accuracy Guarantee

The Ballistic Advantage 5.56 16″ Barrel – Hanson Mid-Length – Performance Series combines the durability and strength of 4150 chrome moly vanadium steel with the exceptionally corrosion resistant salt bath nitride treatment.

All Performance Series Barrels feature a Nickel Boron Coated Extended M4 Feed Ramp Extension.

Hanson Series Barrels also features Ballistic Advantage’s proprietary BA Hanson profile and includes a pinned lo-pro gas block. These barrels are not designed to work with aftermarket piston kits.

Sub-MOA Guarantee

Buying a Ballistic Advantage barrel means guaranteed accuracy. All Ballistic Advantage barrels are guaranteed to give Sub-Minute-of-Angle (MOA) accuracy with match grade ammunition.


  • Length: 16″
  • Material: 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium
  • Profile: Hanson
  • Finish: QPQ Corrosion Resistant
  • Twist Rate: 1:7 inches
  • Gas System Length: Mid-Length
  • Gas Block Journal: 1.03″ Gas Block Seat for .750″ Low Profile Gas Blocks Only
  • Muzzle: 1/2×28 Threaded
  • Weight: 27oz
  • Other Info: HP and MPI Tested


Caliber5.56 NATO/.223 Remington
Barrel Length16 inches
Barrel Twist Rate1:7 inches
Barrel Material4150 CMV
Muzzle Threads1/2/2028
Barrel FinishBlack Nitride
Gas Block Size.750″ Gas Block
Barrel ProfileHanson
Barrel Gas SystemMidlength
Gas Block Journal Length1.1 inches
Barrel ExtensionM4
Weight27 ounces

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If you encounter an issue or defect with a product after 90 days of your purchase, you can refer to the manufacturer for a warranty claim. Their policies are below.

Ballistic Advantage Warranty!

If for any reason you have a warranty issue with one of our products, please describe your situation, include your name and order number or transaction ID. One of our technical specialists will then review your claim and contact you within 5-7 business days.

PLEASE NOTE: We cannot provide warranty work if your items have been altered by you or anyone other than Ballistic Advantage from their original state.

Please call 407-347-4584 if you have any questions regarding this policy.

Disclaimer: Manufacturer’s warranty is subject to change without prior notice.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Todd Stamper
5.56 BA barrel

Looks to be great quality! Will purchase again.

Thank you for your review! We're happy to hear that you are pleased with the quality of our Ballistic Advantage 5.56 16' AR 15 Barrel - Hanson Mid-Length - Performance Series. We appreciate your support and hope to have you as a satisfied customer again in the future.

Deborah Belue
Great barrels

This is my second BA barrel and it’s great plus it was on time

Thanks for sharing your feedback! We're glad you're satisfied with your purchase. Cheers!