Renowned tactical rifle manufacturer Daniel Defense continues to innovate with the introduction of the new Tornado Cerakote finish for their DDM4v5 and the DDM4v9LW rifles, brand new for 2014. Click here to watch a video for more information about the Daniel Defense Tornado finish.

The Daniel Defense Tornado finish, a shade of grey, is the second new color option released by the company this year after the Mil-Spec +. This new finish is currently available for all DDM4v5 & DDM4v9LW rifles. However, more rifle models will be added in the next few months. Both the DDM4v5 & DDM4v9LW are chambered in 5.56mm NATO and feature a 16-inch, chrome moly, cold hammer forged barrel with a 1:7 twist. Each rifle has an overall length of 32.25 inches, a mid-length gas system, the Daniel Defense buttstock and pistol grip (both of which are also brand new for 2014),

“We have kept this under wraps for quite some time and are excited to share this new signature color with our customers and fans,” said Jordan Hunter, Daniel Defense Director of Marketing.

The manufacturer suggested retail price for the Daniel Defense Tornado rifles is $1819. See below for additional details about the Daniel Defense Tornado finish for DDM4v5 & DDM4v9LW rifles.

Specifications: DDM4v5 & DDM4v9LW with Tornado Cerakote Finish

  • Barrel Length: 16.0″
  • Barrel Material: 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium Steel
  • Barrel Type: Cold Hammer Forged, Chrome Lined
  • Barrel Profile: Government Profile (DDM4v5), Lightweight Profile (DDM4v9LW)
  • Rifling Twist: 1:7
  • Gas Length System: Mid-Length
  • Muzzle Device: DD Improved Flash Suppressor
  • Overall Length: 32.25″
  • Weight (Unloaded): 6.44 Lbs (DDM4v5), 6.34 Lbs (DDM4v9LW)
  • Caliber: 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm)
  • Rail System: DDM4 Rail 12.0 (DDM4v5), DDM4 Rail 15.0 (DDM4v9LW)
  • MSRP: $1,819
  • DDM4v5 GOVT Profile: MFG# 02-123-22176-047
  • DDM4v9LW Profile: MFG# 02-145-01035-047

For more information about the brand new Tornado Cerakote finish for the DDM4v5 & DDM4v9LW, as well as the full range of products currently offered by Daniel Defense, please visit

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