The Carbon 15 pistols http://www.bushmaster.com/shopping/Carbon15/ are available. Two new models with handguards are being introduced. There is a threaded adaptor available http://www.bushmaster.com/shopping/c15accessories/az-15133.asp available now for flash hiders. A quick detach flash hider will be available soon. They will be posted on the web site soon.
Jim Eden, Tech Support.
This is an inquiry I made to Bushmaster ... don't want a carbon pistol
Is Bushmaster going to re-introduce the original AR-15 Pistol - non Carbon version
There are no plans to reintroduce the ARM pistol as most of the tooling for them has been lost since we last produced them in 1986.
Jim Eden, Tech Support