Umarex USA is adding to its line-up of replica firearms chambered in .22 LR with the “tacticool” UZI! Made by Carl Walther in Germany, there are two variants of the Israel Weapon Industries licensed UZI .22-a rifle with a mock suppressor and a pistol.
True to physical form, these two dedicated .22s feed economical rimfire cartridges from 20-round magazines. The rifle has an authentic folding stock, a detachable sling swivel,
and the traditional UZI handguard that can be removed to reveal a Picatinny rail. Complete with grip safeties and adjustable sights, these well-recognized semi-auto arms are another great addition to the growing field of tactical 22s.
“The demand for .22 caliber guns continues to be strong,” said Richard Turner, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Umarex USA. “The addition of a .22 caliber UZI is a ‘natural’ add for us. It’s one of the most-recognized guns on the planet, yet few people have actually fired rounds through one. Shooting the UZI pistol is just pure, economical recreation with a ton of fun thrown in.”
The first shipment of UZI .22s are expected in the U.S.A. in mid-February with additional inventory arriving during the summer. The UZI pistol will retail in the neighborhood of $480 while the rifle will be near $645.
Umarex USA is one of North America’s fastest growing sport and recreation gun companies. Umarex USA markets firearms and non-powder guns under licensed brands such as Walther®, RWS®, Smith & Wesson®, Browning®, Heckler & Koch®, Ruger®, Beretta, Colt®, Elite Force, Magnum Research®, Regent, UZI, and others. For additional information regarding Umarex USA visit www.UmarexARMS.com and www.UmarexUSA.com.