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96.00 Ounces
9.00 (in)
48.00 (in)
3.00 (in)

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Zeus Arms Aether Rifle 5.56/.223 16″

Lower Receiver: The Aether rifle is currently made on our GHOST lowers which we spend the extra time to engrave the serial number on the bottom side of the lower to leave a sleek clean blank finish on the sides to customize to your liking.

  • Enhanced Flared Magazine Well
  • Type III Hard Coat Anodized
  • 7075-T6 aluminum
  • Precision CNC Machine broached magazine well
  • Accepts all mil-spec components


Lower parts Kit: Our lower parts kits contain all high quality, 100% USA produced components, manufactured to our exacting standards. We don’t use foreign made parts, polymer parts, or MIM parts.


Buffer Tube Kit: AR15 / M16 Buffer Tube Kit – Standard Carbine
• Mil-Spec dimension 7075-T6 6 position buffer tube – hard coat anodized
• Carbine buffer
• Castle nut – phosphate coated
• Endplate – mil-spec phosphate coated
• Buffer spring – Coated Music Wire


Stock: Mil-Spec M4 Style stock

Lancer Magazine: Best of both worlds. A Polymer body that doesnt dent like metal and metal feed lips that can handle the wear and tear years down the road. L5 Advanced Warfighter 30 Rounds- Black
• Hardened Steel Feed Lips
• Non-Tilt Follower
• Stainless Steel Spring
• Aggressive Texturing

Upper Receiver:
• 7075-T6 aluminum
• Machined from quality forgings
• No T-Marks
• Hard coat anodized
• Fits any mil-spec style AR15 / M16 lower receiver

Barrel: Our barrels are produced from raw bar stock to finished product at a single state of the art facility. We drill, ream, rifle, contour, and assemble, using the lastest in robot automation technolgy. All of our barrels are properly stress relieved after rifling, and extensions are torqued after nitride.  Our quality control system ensures that all barrels are dimensionally correct and bores fall well within their individual tolerance.

  • 16″ length
  • 5.56 NATO Chamber
  • Mid-length gas system
  • .750″ gas block journal
  • 1:7 RH twist
  • 4150 CMV
  • Stress relieved after rifling
  • Black Nitride finish
  • M4 extension
  • Weight: 29.0 ounces
  • 100% USA Made


Muzzle Device: You wouldnt think there could be a difference from one standard birdcage to another. Once you see the pride and quality we put into our rifles all the way down to the muzzle break you will understand the level of quality we intend to produce. Precision machined on Swiss style CNC machines, tumbled for a smooth finish and nitride treated for durability and corrosion resistance.

  • Machined from 4140 bar stock
  • Black Nitride coated
  • Threaded 1/2-28
  • 100% USA Made

• Machined from 6061-T6 aluminum
• Hard coat anodized per milspec
• 6061-T6 lightweight barrel nut
• Top rail length: 15.0 inches
• MLOK mounting points at 3:00, 6:00, and 9:00


Gas System: Our Aether Gas Block and our gas tube get nitride coated for better resistance against carbon build up than your standard stainless gas tubes.

  • Machined from 4140 pre-hardened steel
  • Black Nitride coated
  • Closed end gas tube hole
  • 100% USA Made


Ambi Charging Handle:
• Body Manufactured to milspec dimensions
• Fits all standard AR15 / M16 style firearms
• Machined from a 7075-T6 forging for extra strength
• Hard coat anodized – black

Bolt Carrier Group:

  • 8620 M16 style carrier
    • Black Nitride finish
    • Properly heat treated
    • Final grind before plating
  • Carpenter 158 5.56/.223 bolt
    • Heat treated
    • Shot peened
    • Precision ground for perfect dimensions
    • Black Nitride finish
    • MPI
  • 4140 billet gas key
    • Black Nitride Finish
    • Properly seated with Grade 8 fasteners
    • Properly staked to ensure reliability
  • 4140 Cam Pin nitride treated for wear resistance
  • Billet Machined Extractor
    • Machined from solid 4140 bar stock, heat treated and shot peened
    • Phosphate coated for reliable extraction
    • Extractor insert included
    • O-Ring included
  • Firing pin precision machined from 17-4 H-900 Stainless Steel
  • 100% USA Made

All Zeus Firearms ship with a hard case for easy transportation

This item is serialized and must be shipped to a FFL Firearm Dealer. Once your order is placed you must have the FFL receiving your item email us with a copy of their license with your full name in the email

Additional information

Weight 96 lbs
Dimensions 48 × 9 × 3 in


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