IWI US has announced that the new Galil ACE Rifle in 7.62 NATO (7.62x51mm/.308 Win) is now shipping to distributors.
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“The 7.62 NATO (7.62x51mm/.308 Win) is an extremely accurate cartridge with a lot of knock-down power and penetration. It’s a fantastic round for everything from big game hunting to long-distance shooting. It’s a cartridge that is worthy of the Galil ACE and we know gun enthusiasts everywhere are going to be excited to get their hands on this just in time for hunting season,” Michael Kassnar, vice president of sales and marketing for IWI US, said in a statement.
As the press release notes, this Galil ACE boasts a number of improvements. It has a reduced weight due to the use of high-impact polymers. It’s more reliable because the internal mechanism is sealed with a reciprocating charging handle cover, adding additional protection from sand and dirt. The Galil ACE boasts a full-length 2-piece picatinny top rail, while the plastic foregrip has a tri-rail underneath. Meanwhile, slide on/slide off rail covers with pressure switch access are also included.
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The Galil ACE rifle now also comes with a folding adjustable stock with a 2-position removable cheek comb. In addition, the charging handle has been moved to the receiver’s left side, and the mag release is now ambidextrous so that you can change magazines without taking your gun off target. This rifle accepts standard R25 style PMAGs. It also features a trigger borrowed from the Galil sniper rifle, as well as an improved gas tube that decreases barrel vibration and increases accuracy. Finally, the barrel is chrome lined and cold hammer forged.
7.62 NATO (7.62x51mm/.308 Win)
Closed rotating bolt, long stroke gas piston
MAGPUL LR/SR25 GEN M3 PMAG
Cold hammer forged, CrMoV, chrome lined
36″ (Buttstock Unfolded and Collapsed)
8.7 lbs. w/o magazine
Right Hand, 1:12 inch twist
Adjustable with Tritium front post and 2-dot Tritium rear aperture.
Sales of this rifle may be restricted in certain states and the District of Columbia. Please check with your local authorities regarding your local firearms laws.
About IWI US, Inc.
IWI US, Inc. is the USA-based subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd. of Ramat Hasharon, Israel and a member of the SK Group, a leading defense and security group of companies that operate in the global Defense and Law Enforcement markets. The IWI US line of products includes several configurations of the TAVOR SAR, Jericho 941 pistol, UZI pistol and Galil ACE rifles and pistols. For more information, visit IWI US Inc. at www.iwi.us, on Facebook www.facebook.com/IWIUS