Israel Weapon Industries (IWI), an SK Group member, is launching the Tavor 7 AR chambered in 7.62 mm x 51, the newest alreration in the Tavor bullpup rifle family. The weapon was designed for military and law enforcement market.
The Tavor 7 is a fully ambidextrous platform on which the ejection side and the charging handle can be switched quickly from side to side by the user. The ambidextrous features include: safety lever, magazine release, and bolt catch similar to the X95 carbine. The rifle’s body is built from high-strength, impact-modified polymer, and has a hammer-forged, chrome-lined, free-floating barrel for enhanced accuracy and life cycle.
The rifle will be offered with replaceable barrels available in two lengths: 17" (432 mm) and 20" (508 mm) – for various uses. The rifle has an overall length of 723 mm and a weight without a magazine of 4.1 kg. Tavor 7 AR rifle will be avalible in the first quarter of 2018. The IWI Tavor 7 also includes an M-Lok fore-end (two M-Lok slots at 3 and 9 o'clock) as well as MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny rail at the 6 o'clock position, to allow the use of multiple devices and accessories.
Additional features include a short stroke gas piston with a four-position variable gas regulator (with an 'off' position – a unique feature designed for special operation needs), a rotating bolt system that ensures maximum safety for the user, and a pistol grip that can be changed or modified. Tavor 7 AR is available in four colors: Sniper Gray, OD Green, Black, and Flat Dark Earth.