Daniel Defense has announced the release of new cerakote finish: Mil-Spec+. Click here to watch a video about this new finish by Daniel Defense.

A variation of Flat Dark Earth, the Mil-Spec+ finish is currently available on four different rifles: the DDM4v7, Mk18, M4A1, and v5LW. The DDM4v7 is chambered in 5.56mm NATO and features a 16-inch, cold hammer forged, chrome moly barrel. It also includes a 12-inch modular float rail, as well as a new buttstock and pistol grip with a soft touch rubber overmolding. See additional specs on the DDM4v7 below. Click here, here and here for more on the Mk18, M4A1, and v5LW.

Features: Daniel Defense Mil-Spec+ DDM4v7

  • CALIBER: 5.56mm NATO
  • GAS SYSTEM: Mid-length
  • PRODUCT WEIGHT: 6.54 lbs
  • LENGTH: 32 ¼” – 35 7/8”
  • MAGAZINE: Magpul PMAG 30-Round
  • CASE: Daniel Defense Full-Latch Impact Plastic Case
  • LOWER RECEIVER: Mil-Spec with Enhanced Flared Magazine Well and Rear Receiver QD Swivel Attachment Point. CNC Machined of 7075-T6 Aluminum, Type III Hard Coat Anodized
  • UPPER RECEIVER: Mil-Spec with Indexing Marks and M4 Feed Ramps. CNC Machined of 7075-T6 Aluminum, Type III Hard Coat Anodized
  • BARREL: Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel, Cold Hammer Forged, 1:7, 16″ Government Profile, Chrome Lined, Mil-Spec Heavy Phosphate Coated, and HP/MPI tested
  • GAS SYSTEM: Pinned Low Profile Gas Block CNC Machined of 4140 hardened steel with Mil-Spec Heavy Phosphate Coating, Mid-length, Direct Impingement
  • MUZZLE DEVICE: Daniel Defense Flash Suppressor, 17-4 PH Stainless Steel, Salt Bath Nitride Finished
  • BOLT CARRIER GROUP: M16 Profile, Mil-Spec MP Tested, Chrome Lined, Properly Staked Gas Key
  • BUFFER: H Buffer
  • SIGHTS: Sold Separately
  • HANDGUARD: Daniel Defense Modular Float Rail 12.0, CNC Machined of 6061-T6 Aluminum, with three Modular Picatinny Rail Sections, Type III Hard Coat Anodized
  • RECEIVER EXTENSION: 6 Position Mil-Spec 7075-T6 Aluminum
  • BUTTSTOCK: Daniel Defense Buttstock, Glass Filled Polymer with Soft Touch Overmolding
  • PISTOL GRIP: Daniel Defense Pistol Grip, Glass Filled Polymer with Soft Touch Overmolding
  • FINISH: Mil Spec+ Cerakote
  • Made in the USA!

For more information about the Mil-Spec + Cerakote finish for the DDM4v7, Mk18, M4A1, and v5LW by Daniel Defense, please visit

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