The US division of Israel Weapon Industries announced the TAVOR 7 rifle in July of this year. Then it was reported that sales of the civilian version of the rifle will start in the US in January 2018. The first to see the new bull-pops from IWI will be visitors to the exhibitions Defense and Security (Thailand), Milipol (France) and Expodefensa (Colombia).
Both military and civilian versions of the bull-dad, which will not have the possibility of automatic firing, will be presented at the expo. The company IWI indicate that TAVOR 7 was created taking into account the tendency of the military to return to heavier bullets. At the same time, IWI states that they are ready to begin supplying new rifles to potential customers already in the first quarter of 2018.
TAVOR 7 - a new model in the line of assault rifles and submachine guns TAVOR, as well as the first of the "Tavor", made in caliber 7,62 × 51 mm. All previous models were available in 5,56 × 45 mm (5,45 × 39 mm), as well as 9 mm Luger and .300 AAC Blackout (7,62 × 35 mm) calibers. The mass of the rifle is 3,9 kg, and its automation is built on the short stroke of the gas piston (it has four positions to adjust for different types of ammunition), reports "Warspot"