Ruger's 5.56 Scout rifle has been on the market for coming up on a year. See how the platform performs in a caliber lighter than than which it's typically known.
At the heart of the Scout Rifle concept is versatility; it's meant to be adept at personal defense and putting meat on the table. But Savage has taken the Scout's flexibility in a different direction with one of its newest rifles
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.