Tag: Israel

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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…]

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New Tavor Picatinny Handguard Rail

The Israeli Tavor TAR-21 bullpup is the hot new rifle these days. Most reviews of the Tavor have been pretty favorable so far with rifles selling just as fast as they’re being produced. Like with any popular firearms, there’s sure to be an influx of [Read More…]

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Silver Shadow Gilboa PDW AR-15

DoubleTapper recently attended the ISDEF 2010 expo in Israel. One of the guns he saw there was the Gilboa, which made by the Israeli firm Silver Shadow Advanced Security System Ltd. This full-auto AR-15 style weapon has just about all the features you could want from a [Read More…]

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Tavor rifle performing well

The IDF report that the Tavor rifle performed well in the recent Gaza conflict Operation Cast Lead. Earlier problems with the rifle jamming have been resolved, Israeli National News reports: The IDF has completed its study of the weapon’s performance in the Gaza [Read More…]

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Homemade grenade launcher

These photos are apparently of a Palestinian using some sort of homemade grenade launcher. It looks like it could be a 40mm grenade in the barrel, or maybe some type of 40mm less/non-lethal grenade like round, such as tear gas. It appears to work by striking the firing [Read More…]

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IDF Sniper Training

DoubleTapper continues his series on snipers. IDF Snipers are indoctrinated in one of three courses: 1. Four week basic snipers course for infantry units. 2. Three week basic snipers course for Special Forces units’ personal. 3. .50 caliber shooting course. What is [Read More…]

IDF Sniper Rifles

The Israelis, and their ancient forerunners, have had a history of snipers going back at least 3000 years since David famously took out Goliath with a sniper-esque head shot. The Doubletapper has written an article on the history of IDF snipers since the turbulent [Read More…]