Preview: Mission First Tactical EXD Rail System

posted on April 23, 2023
Mission First Tactical EXD Rail System

Mission First Tactical recently added the Extreme Duty (EXD) line of free-floating, M-Lok-compatible rail systems to its catalog of AR-15 handguards.

Offered in 10", 13.5" (shown) and 15" lengths, the fore-ends provide a full expanse of Picatinny rail and seven surfaces of M-Lok for an abundance of accessory-mounting options. Each low-profile EXD handguard is made from 6061-T6 aluminum that is given an IR anti-reflective coating, and a pair of anti-rotation tabs keep the handguard properly aligned with the upper receiver, even during hard use.

The included non-timing barrel nut is held in place by four set screws unobtrusively threaded through the fore-end at the 5- and 7-o’clock positions. MSRP is $169. For more information, visit


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