Carmel Rifle – 5.56 NATO 16″ Barrel with Side Folding Adjustable Buttstock

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The IWI US CARMEL rifle is a semiautomatic, short stroke, gas piston rifle. Made from superior steel, aviation grade aluminum and high strength impact modified polymer for outstanding performance in all environmental conditions. The rifle has a locking, rotating bolt system ensuring maximum safety for the user. IWI US CARMEL is fully ambidextrous and can be easily customized with MLOK rails at the 3, 6 and 9 position to allow compatibility with various accessories.


  • Short-stroke gas piston
  • Completely ambidextrous and can be converted easily in the field
  • 2 position gas regulator – (Regular, Suppressor)
  • Cold hammer-forged, chrome-lined, free-floating barrel, for enhanced accuracy & prolonged life cycle
  • Hard-anodized monolithic aluminum MIL-STD 1913 Rail
  • MLOK accessory rails at the 3, 6 and 9 o’clock positions

Advantages and Benefits:

  • Designed for minimum operator and armorer level maintenance
  • All the metal parts of the weapon are corrosion resistant
  • Body built with high strength impact modified polymer
  • Uses any NATO MIL STD 5.56 Steel, aluminum, or polymer magazines

Optimized Ergonomic Design:

  • Side folding stock with variable length of pull and comb height – the weapon can be fired with a folded stock
  • Fully ambidextrous: safety lever, magazine release, bolt catch, non-reciprocating charging handle
  • Enlarged trigger guard for easier access for glove use
  • 3 points of sling attachments QD or Cord

Restricted States:

Sales of this rifle may be restricted in certain states and the District of Columbia. Please check with your local authorities regarding your local firearms laws.

Model: CSR16


Operating System

2 position gas regulator, Rotating locking bolt

Magazine Type

MAGPUL PMAG GEN M3 with Window

Magazine Capacity

30 Round

Barrel Material

Free-floating, Chrome lined, Cold hammer forged

Barrel Length


Overall Length

26 3/4″ Stock folded, 33 3/4″ Stock collapsed, 37 1/4″ Stock extended


8 Lbs 2 Oz without Magazine


1:7″ Twist, 6 RH Grooves (5.56 NATO)