The Galil rifles have always fascinated me. Israel designed and adopted them following the disappointing performance of FAL rifles in the desert. The history is pretty interesting and Ian McCollum of Forgotten Weapons gives you a brief overview in this video.
To learn more, check out these additional resources:
- The Not So Clear Origins of the Israeli Galil Assault Rifle
- Introducing Israel’s Very Own AK-47: The Galil Assault Rifle
- The Galil ARM
- Wikipedia: IMI Galil
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