Progressive Defensive Carbine

Progressive Defensive Carbine

Praestolor Arms has teamed up with Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts (PFC) to produce the ultimate gunfighting carbine.  PFC trains active duty military units, law enforcement, security professionals and civilians in firearms, tactics and skills.  The members of their instructor cadre all have military experience and have served as members of Special Forces units, law enforcement tactical teams, private security contractors and executive protective details.  Harnessing their years of operational experience and combined with the feedback from the veteran active duty military units that they train, The lead instructors have provided the specifications for the Progressive Defensive Carbine.  The guiding principles of the design are reliability, efficiency and precision.  Every component has been hand selected, tested and approved by the instructors at PFC to produce the best custom defensive carbine out of the box, nothing more, nothing less. Multiple rifles have been used over the last year during military and law enforcement training engagements from mountainous desert conditions to humid tropical environments to indoor urban settings, and the PDC has performed flawlessly.

While the Progressive Defensive Carbine was born from battle experience, it is the ideal platform for home defense and utility rifle purposes.  The rifle is built upon a Praestolor arms all billet receiver, Geissele SSA trigger, Bravo Company gunfighter grip, Bravo Company A44 ambidextrous charging handle, Battle Arms Development short through ambidextrous safety selector, Magpul CTR stock, H3 heavy buffer, Rubber City Arms BCG,14.5 government profile mid length gas 1-7 twist barrel, Midwest industries 12" ultra light weight key mod rail, Primary Weapon System FSC 556 muzzle device pinned and welded, Rail scale hand stop, Aimpoint H-1 Micro optic with LaRue quick disconnect mount, Elzetta mini CQB 1 cell weapons light

The Progressive Defensive Carbine was built by gunfighters for gunfighters.  If you are serious about using an AR platform rifle for defensive purposes or want a proven all around utility rifle, look no further then the PDC.


Lower - The Praestolor Billet Lower is made of 7075 T6 billet aluminum with type III hard coat anodization. All dimensions are designed to accept all Milspec internals, stocks, grips, magazines and most accessories. We designed our lower with an ample magazine well to allow for smooth magazine changes in high stress situations and the integrated trigger guard is broad with rounded edges for comfort whether you are on patrol, competing or in an all day training class. 

  • 7075 T6 Billet Aluminum
  • Type III Hard Coat
  • Milspec Dimensions
  • Integrated Trigger Guard
  • Ample Magazine Well
  • Geissele SSA trigger
  • Battle Arms Development short through ambidextrous safety selector
  • Magpul PMAG Magazine Included
  • Magpul CTR Stock Included
  • Bravo Company gunfighter grip

Premium Upper - All Praestolor uppers are 7075 T6 billet aluminum with type III hard coat. Our base upper has several upgrades to include a 1/7” twist barrel made of 4140 chrome moly steel with a phosphated outer diameter and a melonited internal diameter. The receiver is equipped with M4 feed ramps and the upper comes with a Troy 11” or 13” Alpha Rail with a Vltor low pro gas block and melonited gas tube.  Rubber City Armory Black Nitrided BCG for added reliability and easy maintenance is standard.  

  • 7075 T6 Billet Aluminum
  • Type III Hard Coat
  • Milspec Dimensions
  • M4 Feed Ramps
  • 14.5” Barrel with 1/7” Twist Barrel with Permanently Pinned Primary Weapon System's FSC 556 Compensator (Total Length 16.25")
  • 4140 Chrome Moly Steel Phosphate / Melonite Coating
  • 12.5" Mid West Industries Hand Guard
  • Rubber City Armory Enhanced Bolt Carrier Group
  • Elzetta Mini CQB Light and Mount
  • Aimpoint USA Micro H-1 Optic with LaRue Quick Detach Mount
  • Railscale Hand Stop
  • Bravo Company A44 ambidextrous charging handle

The Rubber City Armory (RCA) is an enhanced Bolt Carrier Group coated in an advanced Black Nitriding process to create a BCG that requires minimal lubrication, is corrosion and wear resistant and is the easiest BCG to clean. Did we mention it looks some kind of cool too?

Each purchase comes with 2 free Praestolor stickers and a bag patch.

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  • Brand: Praestolor Arms
  • Product Code: PDC
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