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Chilean Army chose Galil ACE assault rifle

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The Chilean Army chose the Galil ACE assault rifle manufactured by Israel Vepon Industries IWI (Israel Weapon Industries) under the patron 5,56x45 mm as the standard infantry weapons. This was reported by a representative of the Ministry of Defense of Chile during the international aerospace salon "FIDAE-2014" (FIDAE-2014). According to him, as a result of the decision to purchase "Galil ACI", the program "Project Titanio" was closed (Project Titanio), launched in 2007. According to her, it was supposed to choose a single assault rifle to equip the ground forces and the marine corps of Chile.

Earlier, a commission consisting of members of the two above-mentioned arms and types of troops conducted an assessment of various weapons, but the terms of reference and preferences of the military differed significantly. Representatives of the marines sought to obtain an assault rifle that would function for a long time in extreme sea, desert and semi-arctic conditions. The ground forces preferred the SJ-556 rifle (SG 556) of the Swiss company Zig-Sauer (SIG Sauer), since other models of weapons from this manufacturer — in particular, the SJ-510 rifle (SG 510) and SJ-540 (SG 540) - purchased earlier and produced at the FAMAE Chilean state-owned enterprise (Fábricas y Maestranzas del Ejército). Since the representatives of the ground forces and marines did not reach consensus, the latter left the program " The Titanio Project "at 2011. The Navy (Navy) chose to order the Scar-El assault rifles (SCAR-L) ve Belgian company "Ef-Herstal" (FN Herstal).

At the same time, in 2010, the company "Famae", fulfilling the order of the land forces of Chile, began the licensed release of a trial batch of "SJ-556". However, the operation of these weapons in the Atacama Desert, located in the north of the country, was considered unsatisfactory, with the result that the search for new standard small arms was resumed. According to a number of sources, Israeli rifles will be assembled by Famae in Chile. Part of the details of the weapon will be Chilean production. Representatives of Israel Vepon Industries refused to comment on the situation with the possible supply of their products in Chile.

Earlier, in the 1980's. models of rifles "Galil" were acquired by the Air Force and the special forces of Chile. This weapon is still in service.

Assault rifles of the "Galil" family are in service with various armed forces and law enforcement agencies of Latin American states in the basic version of "AYR" (AR), as well as in an improved "ACC". Licensed production of "Galil es-I" established by the Colombian company Indumil (INDUMIL).
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  1. Uncle lee
    Uncle lee 31 March 2014 06: 33
    +8
    This is a redone AK!
    1. Andrey Yuryevich
      Andrey Yuryevich 31 March 2014 06: 36
      +5
      Quote: Uncle Lee
      This is a redone AK!
      yes for sure, this topic has already been discussed ... AK zatyuningovany lol
    2. Bosk
      Bosk 31 March 2014 19: 02
      +2
      I would say not converted, but absorbed all the best from the "Kalash" and is different in many details.
      1. 4thParasinok
        4thParasinok 19 July 2015 17: 58
        0
        Quote: Bosk
        I would say not converted, but absorbed all the best from the "Kalash" and is different in many details.

        1. distorted. Changes are primarily due to the inability to repeat the production technology.
        2. At the expense of the best, this is the same controversial issue.
  2. ya.seliwerstov2013
    ya.seliwerstov2013 31 March 2014 06: 46
    +1
    Many who have benefited from the technologies of our military-industrial complex. It is understandable, I think, about 70 Israeli brains are graduates of our universities and former employees of our design bureaus.
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    2. atalef
      31 March 2014 09: 46
      +1
      Quote: ya.seliwerstov2013
      70 Israeli brains are graduates of our universities and former employees of our design bureaus.

      Tales, the proportion of immigrants from the USSR to the Israeli military-industrial complex (if you do not take the children of immigrants from the USSR), namely the personnel who left the USSR, is extremely small.
  3. builder
    builder 31 March 2014 06: 49
    +3
    Galilo has a good pedigree - hence the reliability. It’s a pity that we stagnate on the issue of re-equipping the army with new small arms.
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    2. atalef
      31 March 2014 09: 47
      +1
      Quote: stroitel
      Galilo has a good pedigree - hence the reliability. It’s a pity that we stagnate on the issue of re-equipping the army with new small arms

      AK, the same thing was not created from scratch, it has the same not a bad pedigree. The question remains why * son * AK surpasses * dad *
      1. builder
        builder 31 March 2014 19: 34
        0
        Quote: atalef
        AK, the same thing was not created from scratch, it has the same not a bad pedigree. The question remains why * son * AK surpasses * dad *

        Dad is 60 years older))))
        1. zaazua
          zaazua April 1 2014 00: 02
          +1
          no, only 20!))
    3. wizarden
      wizarden 31 March 2014 10: 18
      +1
      Ours also move, right now the issue of rearmament from AK to A-545 (mod. AEK-971) is being decided.
  4. Aaron Zawi
    Aaron Zawi 31 March 2014 06: 51
    +1
    Vietnam and Chile are good. Now I would have won the Indian tender, that would be the case! winked
    1. Nayhas
      Nayhas 31 March 2014 07: 30
      +2
      Quote: Aaron Zawi
      Vietnam and Chile are good. Now I would have won the Indian tender, that would be the case! winked

      C'mon, rub your hands early, maybe the Czechs will win!
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      2. atalef
        31 March 2014 09: 49
        0
        Quote: Nayhas
        C'mon, rub your hands early, maybe the Czechs will win!

        does AK participate?
      3. Aaron Zawi
        Aaron Zawi 31 March 2014 18: 14
        +2
        Quote: Nayhas

        C'mon, rub your hands early, maybe the Czechs will win!

        They may well. They have a decent product. Therefore, Galil's success in Chile pours water into our mill.
    2. Pimply
      Pimply 31 March 2014 09: 47
      +2
      Colombia as a bosom
  5. DAYMAN
    DAYMAN 31 March 2014 06: 57
    +4
    Well done Israelis ... and we pissed off the market sad
    1. their
      their 31 March 2014 07: 07
      +1
      Of course, well done, they copied the AK a bit by redoing it, they called it their automatic machine at a price cheaper than AK. The tender for Galil cost Chileans $ 80 million cheaper than our AK.
  6. Bayonet
    Bayonet 31 March 2014 07: 50
    +4
    They did not hide that AK was taken as a basis. We brought it up for ourselves and turned out to be an excellent rifle. So, we are all well done, only denyuzhki passed us.
  7. Galich Kos
    Galich Kos 31 March 2014 07: 55
    -1
    Quote: sus
    Well done, copied the AK a little redone


    But this is nobody else ...! Well done Jews.
  8. Gagarin
    Gagarin 31 March 2014 08: 33
    +6
    You look at such a reincarnation of Kalashik and envy foreigners, but they still do not move much at home.
    Although the AK-12 is already so normal.
    By the way, look what kind of competitor appeared on the 12th, the updated AEK-973C, you can see a lot of pleasant moments.
    1. wizarden
      wizarden 31 March 2014 10: 20
      +1
      How not so much? In full state. tests go to this machine in the photo (or rather its advanced modification A-545).
      1. atalef
        31 March 2014 11: 28
        0
        Quote: wizarden
        How not so much? In full state. tests go to this machine in the photo (or rather its advanced modification A-545).

        wait a second, but where is the advertised Rogozinvm AK -12?
      2. atalef
        31 March 2014 11: 28
        0
        Quote: wizarden
        How not so much? In full state. tests go to this machine in the photo (or rather its advanced modification A-545).

        wait a second, but where is the advertised Rogozinvm AK -12?
    2. Ruyk
      Ruyk 7 November 2015 18: 50
      0
      AEK is what the army needs, AK-12 is some kind of "saw" machine, the thickness of the barrel is touching, where the developers looked at all fool
  9. Sledgehammer
    Sledgehammer April 1 2014 02: 24
    -1
    It is still unknown how will show itself this is Galil with us.
    AK is not worse, you just need an ergonomic body kit and a bar
    for mounting sights. Only our army is not
    very obviously it is necessary and on the domestic market where
    could sell it no.
  10. Shatea
    Shatea April 3 2014 12: 26
    +1
    in vain they are so. this weapon, though not bad, but expensive and difficult to manufacture