A “brigand” is a rebel. As such, you may run with a band of like-minded brothers, or you may prefer to go it alone, but one thing is certain: you don’t FOLLOW the rules – you MAKE the rules. This mentality is what gets us out of bed in the morning. It drives our decisions; it fuels our incessant push to make our next weapon better than our last, and to create the lightest, strongest weapons systems that technology can produce.

We Create


At BA, we get fired up about improving the status quo – making things better than they were before. Our line of ultralight forearms represents the cutting edge of modern weapons systems. The unique “braid” design is a PATENTED technology that allows us to build a truly superior weapons system for you. Of course, BA technology is not for everyone, but we didn’t build it for everyone. We built it for the shooter who needs uncompromising performance day in and day out. It's for fellow rebels who prefer to blaze their own trail and live on the bleeding edge of performance.

Patented Carbon Fiber Braid

Barrel Nuts & Aluminum Caps Included

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Hear what industry leaders say about us:

While the handguard is amazingly light, I was equally curious on the strength. BA uses T700 carbon that is shrouded in an all-weather protective jacket. The composite is essentially a braided composite yarn in a lattice that is extremely strong. In fact, their SHOT Show display has a 40 pound dumbbell hanging from the end. In laboratory tests, the handguard withstood 100-pounds of force at the end in any direction.

by Recoil

So it’s lightweight, and that’s easy to do right? Making something light and strong is the challenge. At SHOT today they had their rails on display, including one holding a 40-pound weight. It didn’t bend, break, move, or budge.

by The Arms Guide - 2017 SHOT Show Review

Listen to Firearms Radio Network’s AR-15 Podcast interview Ross Wesson of Brigand Arms.

by Firearms Radio Network

Unbeatably lightweight


ID = 1.75″      OD = 2.00″

Handguard Lengths: Measured from tip of end cap to end of jam nut (i.e. fully installed length).

Barrel Nuts: Both the .223 and .308 barrel nuts use the standard Yankee Hill thread count.

Weights (Including Barrel Nut):

Atlas Handguard ATLAS - AR-15
Our Price: $399.00
Edge Handguard EDGE - AR-15
Our Price: $379.00
Blade Handguard BLADE - AR-15
Our Price: $389.00

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