Israel Weapons Industries (IWI) knows that some armies want new advanced assault rifles but often are reluctant to change the ammunition. This is the reason for the development of an ACE version of its assault rifle that uses 7.62 ammunition. I-HLS reports
The ACE family of assault rifles is based upon the reliable mechanism of the famous GALIL assault rifle. The ACE incorporates enhanced human engineering and ergonomics with the demands of the modern battlefield.
According to IWI the ACE family of assault rifles offers the ultimate solutions for today’s modern warfare requirements of high accuracy and reliability. The ACE assault rifle is battle proven under the most extreme conditions worldwide. The new ACE 31 and the ACE 32 assault rifles use standard 7.62x39mm ammunition. This offers a practical solution for military forces seeking to modernize their weapon arsenal while retaining existing ammunition.
The modern design of ACE family assault rifles is comes in two lengths and offers up to four picatinny rails, enabling users to mount a wide array of optical devices and accessories. The air cooled, gas operated weapon fires 7.62x39mm ammunition using Standard 30 round AK type magazine. The rifle has a muzzle brake / jump compensator and telescopic or foldable butt.