They were made in Israel by IMI/IWI and sent to the US. .44 caliber version was made also. Have not seen one in a while. I believe the extractors were the weak link. A buddy had some made, but has sold them all.
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I bought mine new while they were still imported & it's pretty much been a safe queen. It's a light weight carbine that handles quite well. Eventually, I'm going to get it threaded for a 9mm suppressor. It should make a good host for 38 Special loads.