Ruger Scout Rifle

The 5.56 NATO chambered Ruger Scout Rifle in stainless steel.

A Ruger Scout Rifle In 5.56 NATO?

The successful Ruger Scout Rifle — originally chambered in the heavier-hitting .308 cartridge — will now be offered in 5.56 NATO, making it both a practical scout-style rifle for tactical use and a sweet varmint hunting rig.

The Ruger Scout Rifle and Select Quotes by Jeff Cooper

Evolution of a Scout Rifle

The prototype of the Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle was described in the essay “The Scout Rifle Idea” by Jeff Cooper in the 1984 edition of the Gun Digest annual.