Tag: 7.62 NATO

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India Restarts Rifle Program (Again), Solicits for 7.62x51mm Rifles, Not 5.56x45mm

It feels like déjà vu: India has once again issued a Request For Information (RFI) for a new rifle, this time in 7.62x51mm NATO caliber. The RFI was reportedly issued on the 27th of September, making it two and a half months between the nation’s government [Read More…]

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First Look at 7.62×39 CZ Bren 2, More Details on Pakistani Trials Rifles

Earlier this week, we reported about the Pakistani Army seeking a new rifle to replace its aging license-produced Heckler & Koch G3 and Chinese Type 56 rifles, and now new details – and most excitingly, new images – have come to light. First, it seems [Read More…]

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This is the 7.62x39 version of the Galil Ace. No photos exist of the 7.62 NATO version, but it is expected to be similarly configured.

IWI Galil Ace in 7.62 NATO

IWI US will introduce several versions of the Galil Ace chambered in 7.62 NATO later this year. The new guns will be available as both pistols and rifles. The new guns will use SR-25 pattern magazines, and will ship with 20-round Magpul Pmags. Initial rifle offerings [Read More…]

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