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IWI Launches the 7.62X51mm TAVOR 7 AR

Israel Weapon Industries is launching the IWI TAVOR 7 in 7.62mm NATO. It will be on display at Defense and Security Thailand (6-9 Nov. 2017 Booth F33), Milipol (Paris) France (21-24 Nov. 2017 Booth G 025), and Expodefensa Colombia. IWI US will launch the civilian version of the TAVOR 7 7.62x51mm at the 2018 SHOT Show (Booth 15138), held in Las Vegas, Nevada.


According to Shlomi Sabag, IWI’s CEO, “We are pleased to expand the TAVOR family – the world’s most popular battle-proven bullpup rifles – with the new addition of a 7.62X51mm caliber weapon, based on requests from our customers. The IWI TAVOR 7 enables users from the military and law enforcement markets to operate in a wide variety of scenarios at short and medium range with enhanced firepower – efficiently, safely and easily, with only minimal maintenance. Based on what we have already heard from the field, we expect the IWI TAVOR 7 to become a leader in its category. The weapon will be available from the first quarter of 2018.”

The TAVOR 7 is a fully ambidextrous platform on which the ejection side and the charging handle can be switched quickly and easily from side to side by the user. The ambidextrous features include: safety lever, magazine release, and bolt catch similar to the X95. The IWI TAVOR 7 also includes an M-LOK fore-end (2 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. 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.

Additional features include a short stroke gas piston with a 4-position variable gas regulator, (including 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. The IWI TAVOR 7 enables 100% interchangeability, reducing maintenance costs. It is available in four colors: Sniper Gray, OD Green, Black, and Flat Dark Earth, with replaceable barrels available in two lengths – 17″ (432 mm) and 20″ (508 mm). The rifle has an overall length of 28.4″ (723 mm) and a weight without a magazine of 9lbs (4.1 Kg).


6 Responses to “IWI Launches the 7.62X51mm TAVOR 7 AR”

  1. Hubb says:

    And it takes any NATO MIL STD 7.62 Steel / aluminum / polymer magazine.

    • Cuvie says:

      You mean SR-25 magazines? Because there hasn’t really been a NATO standard 7.62 magazine between those the M14/G3/FAL/BM-59/HK417

  2. Middian says:

    Hell ya!

  3. DAN III says:

    Tavor 7 = 9 pounds naked. Yuck !

  4. Mitchell Fuller says:

    What’s the story on this platform being less accurate than an AR platform?