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IWI US Begins Shipping TAVOR SAR Bullpup Rifles

IWI US, Inc. has started shipping TAVOR SAR rifles to distributors. The TAVOR SAR is a bullpup rifle – with a polymer uni-body – chambered in 5.56 NATO. Conversion kits are available for 9mm Luger and 5.45x39mm. The standard SAR is available with a removable 16.5″ or 18″ barrel, the barrels are Cold Hammer Forged (CHF) CrMoV chrome-lined with 1:7 twist. Features also include a full-length top-mounted Picatinny rail, additional short rail forward at a 45° angle and full ambidextrous controls.

IWI also will be offering a left-hand model, that is only available currently in black with a 16.5-inch barrel, and the TAVOR SAR IDF. The IDF variant features an integrated MEPRO-21 optic. MSRP for the TAVOR SAR is $1,999 and $2,599 for the IDF version.

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Specifications:

  • Bullpup configuration; short rifle convenience with long rifle accuracy
  • Mil-Spec , chrome lined, cold-hammer forged CrMoV barrel, 6 groove 1:7 RH twist
  • Optional 9mm Parabellum conversion kit with CHF barrel, 1:10 twist, CrMoV steel
  • Optional 5.45x39mm conversion kit with CHF CrMoV barrel, 1:7½ twist, chrome lined
  • 100% ambidextrous configuration and operation with optional left hand bolts for 5.56 NATO and 5.45x39mm
  • Integral folding adjustable backup iron sights with Tritium front post (flat top models only)
    Integral ambidextrous front and rear quick detachable sling swivel receptacles
  • Simple field stripping into easily serviceable subassemblies
  • Mil-Std 100% interchangeability of all TAVOR® SAR parts
  • Mil-Std bayonet lug on 18″ barreled models
  • Uses standard AR-15/M16 magazines
  • Last round hold open on empty magazine
  • All metal parts are treated for corrosion resistance
  • Integral rubber recoil pad
  • Assembled in the US from Israeli and US manufactured parts
  • Optimized ergonomic design for increased comfort and ease of use
  • Clean, long stroke piston operation
  • Body constructed of high-strength impact modified polymer

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