IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., announces the IWI US Galil ACE pistol for the American market. The first descendant of the world famous Galil rifle to come to the US since 1993 will hit US dealer's shelves in the first quarter of 2015.
The IWI US Galil ACE pistol will be available initially in 7.62x39mm with an 8.3" barrel and an overall length of 18". The Galil ACE pistol has a 2-piece Picatinny rail with adjustable front and rear sights with Tritium post on the front site. The Tri-Rail forearm system features removable covers, including a protected pressure switch area. The Galil accepts standard AK-style magazines.
A feature of the IWI US Galil ACE is the new location of the charging handle. It has been moved to the left side enabling the user to maintain control over the pistol while charging and also allows for faster target re-acquisition. The safety selector is available on right and left sides.