Milipol 2021: IWI announces the launch of a new assault rifle in the ACE family – the ACE-N 52 – with an improved ergonomic design, suitable for standard NATO magazines

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Compatible with 7.62X51mm ammunition, the new weapon is designed to meet the challenges of the modern battlefield

Milipol Paris, Parc d’Exposition, 19-22 October, Stand no 5A D067

IWI_ACE_N_52_Mepro_M5_Negev_with_Mepro_X4_3528 (002)October13, 2021, Ramat Hasharon, Israel. IWI – Israel Weapon Industries – a member of the SK Group (founded by Mr. Samy Katsav) a leader in producing combat-proven small arms for military forces, police units, law enforcement agencies and governmental entities around the world – is launching the new ACE-N 52 assault rifle. The latest model in the ACE family, the ACE-N 52 has an improved ergonomic design that is suitable for use with standard NATO (AR-10) magazines, including 7.62X51mm ammunition.

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. 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.

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). The weapons 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.


The SK Group, founded by Mr. Samy Katsav, is a privately-held technology and innovation company specializing in global frontline defense, law enforcement solutions, marine infrastructure, and property development. The SK Group provides small arms systems, electro-optic and laser solutions, imaging systems, naval solutions, and more. SK companies offer a powerful track record of technology, experience, and excellence that draws on Israel’s innovation and field-proven solutions. For more information on IWI, please visit: and

Further information about the SK Group is available at

Contact Information

Shiri Katsav

V.P. Marketing Communications

IWI – Israel Weapon Industries


M: +972-52-3289300

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