Tag: galil

IWI Now Shipping 5.56mm Galil ACE Rifles | SHOT 17

During SHOT Show 2017 Industry Day at the Range, I dropped by the IWI USA booth to see what they had for attendees to shoot. Besides their highly competitive Galil ACE 308, they had also brought the 5.56mm variant of the ACE, which is just now making it into the [Read More…]

The Galil: Israel’s Greatest Small Arm


The Galil is what you get when you take a Finnish Valmet rifle and add the knowledge gained from mechanized desert warfare. The IMI Galil is an AK on steroids with numerous improvements, and shooting one is a real treat. While the modern Galil Ace is the successor, the old classic rifles are amazing [Read More…]

IWI US Appoints New CEO

Just last Thursday, Laura Burgess Marketing announced the promotion of National Law Enforcement Sales Manager, Casey Flack, to the position of CEO for IWI US. “Since Casey joined IWI US in late 2013, he has been instrumental in creating and growing the law enforcement [Read More…]

TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 1 of 3)

In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine guns, and numerous magazines, bolts, bolt carriers, and other miscellaneous [Read More…]

BREAKING: IWI Recalls Galil ACE Pistols Due To Full Auto Receivers

IWI USA has issued a recall for their newly released Galil ACE pistols due to the presence of a pin hole for a full auto sear. AKs with this pin hole have long been considered by the ATF to be machine guns, making this a major mistake on the part of IWI that runs afoul [Read More…]

Vektor CR-21 Bullpup

Larry Vickers got his hands on a rather rare firearm. The Vektor CR-21. It is a bullpup kit for the South African Military to convert their Galils. According to Larry Vickers, there are only two of these in the USA and he mentions that there is a rumor that less than [Read More…]

El Salvador also to buy Galil Ace

El Salvador is the latest country to add the ACE to its arsenal. With its new IWI Galil Ace, Israel is fast becoming the premier AK vendor. This is just wild speculation, but I wonder if South Africa is taking a look at the ACE. They licensed the Galil ARM and SAR back [Read More…]

IWI Galil ACE in the wild

A reader emailed in photos of the IWI Galil ACE being carried by soldiers at Cavalry Day at the Colombian Army’s Cavalry Military School. These short barreled Galil ACE are incredible sexy! Along with Colombia, the ACE has also been adopted by Peru and Guatemala. [Read More…]

Galil Ace Rifle

Israel Weapon industries (IWI) has introduced a new line of Galil rifles and carbines. The Ace rifle comes in three flavors. The 2x series (21,22 and 23 – the model number differentiate between barrel lengths) are chambered in 5.56mm NATO, the 3x (31 and 32) [Read More…]