IWI – Israel Weapon Industries – a member of the SK Group – is launching the new ACE-N 52 assault rifle at MiliPol Paris. The latest model in the ACE family, the ACE-N 52 has an improved ergonomic design that is suitable for use with standard 7.62x51mm NATO (AR-10) magazines.
Based on the reliable and proven mechanism of the famous GALIL assault rifle – which was the main assault rifle of the IDF – the ACE-N 52 has been designed specifically to enable forces to meet the challenges of the modern battlefield.
“As a leader in the field of small arms, IWI constantly continues to develop the most advanced products, according to the changing needs of its customers,” says Ronen Hamudot, Executive VP Marketing and Sales at SK Group and IWI. “In this way, the ACE-N 52, with its enhanced ergonomic features, meets the needs of the modern battlefield. An additional configuration of the ACE-N 52 has been adapted to the needs of the civilian market.”
The ACE-N 52 meets the standards of MIL SDT 810, and is able to withstand harsh weather and environmental conditions. With a foldable AR butt and adjustable cheek rest, the new weapon enables flexible operation and enhances mission accuracy. This highly versatile weapon also features a Picatinny rail, to adapt a wide range of equipment.
About the ACE family of assault rifles
With enhanced human engineering and ergonomics incorporated into its design, the ACE is an outstanding assault rifle that is able to achieve high accuracy and reliability under the most extreme conditions. It is well suited to the unstable realities of modern combat and has been deployed and proven worldwide. The family includes:
- The ACE 5.56X45mm that is compatible with a NATO-standard ammunition.
- The ACE 7.62X39mm that enables military forces to replace their aging AKs with modern, high-performance weapons without changing their ammunition stocks.
- The ACE 7.62X51mm that is a modern and reliable weapon, suitable for long-range targets in open and urban areas.
Easy to use and simple to maintain, ACE assault rifles are exceptionally resourceful due to their versatility. They incorporate 360° Picatinny rails, serving as a platform for mounting a wide array of optical devices and accessories.
Located in the center of Israel, IWI – Israel Weapon Industries – has been a world-leading producer of small arms for over 85 years. IWI is a member of the SK Group, which comprises companies that develop and manufacture a wide array of defense products for governmental entities, military units, police, and law enforcement agencies worldwide.
IWI’s best-known products include the TAVOR and the new TAVOR 7 in 7.62X51mm caliber, X95 (Micro TAVOR) and GALIL ACE assault rifles, the new ARAD and CARMEL 5.56X45mm caliber assault rifles, the GALIL SNIPER S.A. rifle, the DAN.338 bolt action sniper rifle, the NEGEV light machine gun 5.56 & 7.62mm, the legendary UZI SMG in its latest evolution – UZI PRO – JERICHO pistols and the new MASADA striker-fired pistols.
The company’s firearms are developed in close collaboration with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and are the product of ongoing interaction, field tests and modifications based on combat requirements and experience. All IWI weapon systems comply with the most stringent military standards (MIL-STD) and ISO 9001 standards.