SHOT Show 2024: Global Ordnance MONOLITH Rifle

Global Ordnance, a leading force in the defense and commercial firearm industries, will unveil the MONOLITH bufferless AR-style rifle series at the 2024 NSSF SHOT Show.

This extraordinary technical design seamlessly combines cutting-edge features for an unmatched shooting experience.

The Monolith will be available in 16.1” rifle, 12.6” pistol, and SBR configurations. It harnesses all of the advantages of a new bufferless operating system while incorporating a unique single-piece integrated barrel system and fully ambidextrous controls.

Monolith Key Features

  • Simplified Design: Monolith uses over a dozen fewer parts than a traditional AR.
  • Bufferless System: The Monolith’s operating system eliminates any need for a buffer assembly, streamlining its structure for increased efficiency and reduced weight.
  • Integrated Components: The single-piece Monolith barrel is a precise and flawlessly engineered combination of Dead Air’s Keymo Brake muzzle device, gas block, and barrel extension; no need to pin and weld!
  • Refined Gas Flow: A 45-degree gas port ensures perfect gas flow and decreasing traditional gas port size, optimizing the Monolith’s performance as a suppressor host.
  • Enhanced rifling: The Monolith boasts superior barrel rifling for unmatched accuracy.
  • Heavy Duty Bolt: The Monolith features a rugged, heavy-duty bolt for reliability and longevity.
  • Interlocking Upper Receiver / Handguard: An innovative interlock feature between the upper receiver and handguard promotes added stability while simultaneously contributing to the platform’s accuracy.
  • Integrated Folding Adjustable F5 Modular Stock: Monolith’s versatility is further enhanced by the inclusion of an integrated, folding, adjustable F5 Modular Stock assembly.
  • Ambidextrous controls: The Monolith prioritizes manipulability with ambi controls, including a newly patented bolt release.

Compact, accurate, lightweight, and feature-rich, MONOLITH exemplifies Global Ordnance’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of firearm technology and design.

Global Ordnance MONOLITH Specifications

  • CALIBER: 5.56x45mm
  • BARREL MATERIAL: 41V50 Black Nitride
  • MUZZLE DEVICE: Integrated Dead Air KeyMo
  • CHARGING HANDLE: Folding Side
  • SAFETY: Ambidextrous
  • BOLT RELEASE: Ambidextrous
  • MAGAZINE RELEASE: Ambidextrous
  • TRIGGER: Flat Faced AR-15 Trigger
  • GRIP: B5 Systems
  • PRICE: Starts at $1,149.99

Source: Global Ordnance news release

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