Charging handle (reciprocating) on the left side of the milled steel receiver allowing for weak hand operation. Weight reduction with the use of modern polymers. AKM/AK-47 magazine compatibility. (Note that the Galil ACE GEN II rifle is assembled in the US from imported and US parts under 18 U.S.C 922(r). Full length 2-piece Picatinny style top rail. (GEN II)Free Float M-LOK rail forearm. (GEN II) Updated Trigger profile. (GEN II) Updated and shorted safety profile and throw. (GEN II) Side folding adjustable telescoping buttstock with M4 stock compatibility.