On October 13th, 2021, IWI – Israel Weapon Industries launched the ACE-N 52, the newest assault rifle in the ACE family.
As IWI puts it, “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.”
Here’s what they had to say about the ACE family of rifles:
With enhanced human engineering and ergonomics incorporated into its design, the ACE is an outstanding assault rifle. Able to achieve high accuracy and reliability under the most extreme conditions, it is well suited to the emerging unstable realities of modern combat. Deployed and proven worldwide, the ACE 5.56X45mm is compatible with a NATO-standard ammunition weapon. The ACE 7.62X39mm enables military forces around the world to replace their weapons with modern, innovative, high-performance models without changing their ammunition requirements. The ACE 7.62X51mm is a modern and reliable weapon, suitable for long-range targets in open and urban areas.
IWI ACE-N 52 Specs
Rifling: 6 RH Grooves, 1:12″ twist
Barrel length (mm): 409 (16″)
Total length (mm): 954
Weight (Kg) (weapon only): 3.6
Rate of fire (approx. rd./min): 620~680
More about Israel Weapon Industries
Israel Weapon Industries (IWI), located in the center of Israel, has been a world leader in the production, marketing, design, and development of unrivalled weapons for over 85 years. IWI’s products are deployed by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and worldwide. All of IWI’s weapons have been battle proven around the world under adverse and extreme environmental conditions.
IWI is a member of the SK Group, founded by Mr. Samy Katsav, consisting of companies in the defense scope manufacturing a wide array of unique and matchless products worldwide.
The company’s firearms are developed in close collaboration with Israel Defense Forces (IDF). IWI and the IDF have established joint Research & Development teams to create these weapons, whose ultimate configurations are the product of ongoing interaction, field tests, and modifications resulting from combat requirements and experience.