Daniel Defense is an American manufacturer of firearms and firearms accessories, based in Black Creek, Georgia. The company was founded in 2002 by Marty Daniel, who started the company in his garage. They are best known for manufacturing high-quality rifles, including the AR-15 and AR-10 platforms, as well as various accessories such as rails, grips, and sights. They also produce other firearms such as bolt-action rifles and pistols. The company prides itself on using the highest quality materials and manufacturing techniques to produce its products, which are used by military and law enforcement agencies as well as civilian shooters.