IWI Cancels Tavor 5.45 Conversion

The Tavor SAR 5.45x39mm conversion has been canceled by IWI USA. We first read about it from Funker Tactical; get updates from the Bullpup Forum thread on the topic.

What is painful about this, aside from crushed excitement and anticipation, is that the 5.45x39mm conversion exists. The Ukrainian license to build them in country, by RPC Fort, is for a 5.45x39mm variant (shown below).

Ukranian Tavor 5.45

References and further reading:
 Altair. Ukraińskie Tavory w kalibrze 5,45 mm 2012-10-02 [Polish]
 Bullpup Forum. 5.45X39 Tavor conversion Disater Alert!!! 2013-12-16+
 Funker Tactical (on Facebook). IWI cancels it’s 5.45x39 conversion 2013-12-19
 The Firearm Blog. Ukraine Manufacturing Tavor in 5.45x39mm 2012-10-15
 Israeli Weapon Industries, Ltd. Tavor Assault Rifles
 IWI US, Inc TAVOR
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