Editor’s Choice: Springfield Armory Hellion

The firearm industry is flourishing and has great things to offer the many millions of armed citizens all across our land.

posted on April 18, 2022
Springfield Armory Hellion right-side view black bullpup rifle semi-automatic gun

Springfield Armory has partnered with H.S. Produkt of Croatia to bring U.S. shooters an unusual entrant into the rarified world of bullpup rifles: The Hellion is a 922R-compliant, semi-automatic version of the Croatian VHS-2 service rifle chambered in 5.56 NATO.

The 28.25"-long Hellion features a 16" hammer-forged barrel rifled with a 1:7" twist and accepts AR-pattern magazines and AR-style pistol grips. A two-position adjustable gas block offers Suppressed and Normal modes. Multiple sling points on each side accommodate push-button-style swivels, and the fore-end offers M-Lok slots for the mounting of lights and other accessories.

Other features include: a centrally located magazine and bolt release; adjustable, pop-up metallic sights; a spring-loaded, five-position adjustable buttstock; and mirrored ejection ports. A centrally located charging handle and a reversible bolt head allow the rifle to be set up for true right- or left-hand operation in minutes without the use of tools.

For more information about the Springfield Hellion bullpup rifle, please visit springfield-armory.com.


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