some israeli soldiers used the 357mag version but it was not an official weapon just something the individuals purchased on their own. thats where that came from.
the DE is an american gun designed independent of a major gun company no american gun company wanted the design. IMI purchased the rights, assisted in final design tweeking, and started making them. original developing company was called magnum research based in minneapolis.
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