Company Profile, Products & Services

Contact International (Kalia) Ltd. was established in 1979 and is located in the outskirts of Jerusalem.

Originally founded as an ammunition recycling and reloading company named Kalia (“Bullet”), Contact International Limited is now one of the major trading companies in Israel specializing in military and police surplus firearms and equipment from Israel and around the world.  The Company deals in wholesale military surplus firearms, ammunition and equipment, selling directly to importers and distributors around the world.  The company provides a variety of products and services to military units, homeland security and law enforcement agencies, governments, firearm importers and distributors, gun shops, army-navy stores, collectors and movie armorers.

Most of our sales are from our own inventory or from IDF inventory that is directly available to us and also from reputable suppliers around the World.

Zev Kaptowsky - Founder of

Contact International Ltd.

The products that we currently offer are:

  • Firearms – handguns, rifles, shotguns, assault rifles, light to heavy machine guns.
  • Ammunition – surplus and new NATO and Russian calibers.
  • Military surplus equipment: tents, military and civilian gas masks, combat gear vests, camouflage nets, blankets, magazine pouches, slings, elbow pads and more.
  • Artillery and Mortars
  • Armored vehicles – M113A APC in several models, Namer Merkava APC, Merkava MK4 battle tank and more.
  • Collectible military vehicles and tanks – Sherman WW2, Soviet WW2 and Post WW2
  • Aircraft and spare parts–  A-4 Skyhawk, Kfir, Tzukit, C-130 Hercules, F-16 Falcon A/B/C/D, F-15-I, AH-1 Cobra, MD-500 Defender, UH-60 Blackhawk, Bell-206 and many more.
  • Inert, replica guns and parts kits – real weapons converted to shooting only blanks or replica plastic guns that look exactly like the real thing. These are used mainly by collectors, training purposes, self defense courses, and the movie industry.  We also provide gun parts kits for spare parts or for making your very own weapon creation.
  • Helmets, anti-ballistic vests and armored plates – newly manufactured. Bullet proof helmets, tactical vests and gear, protective armored plates, all made according to international standards.
  • Weapon accessories – all newly manufactured scopes, holsters, magazines, bi-pods, pistol and fore grips, buttstocks, mounts, rails and more items that fit almost every popular pistol or rifle.

We also offer procurement services to help find for our clients items that we don’t currently have in stock.  Our vast international network of business partners and friends make it possible for us to search and locate almost any weapon, part or equipment around the world.

The company is licensed by the Israel Ministry of Homeland Security as dealers and importers of firearms and by the Israel Ministry of Defense as certified exporters of defense and security products.

We have our own storage facilities and hold our own inventory of firearms and military surplus from Israel and around the world, parts and accessories, personal equipment, less lethal weapons and other products.

The company has a staff of full time employees and works in cooperation with authorized subcontractors for logistical support with larger projects involving surplus equipment from the IDF.

We also have valuable experience and expertise in handling the intricacies of import and export licensing and documentation for all types of material, including the handling and shipping of dangerous goods.

Our most important asset is our excellent reputation, honesty and track record in working with our clients and suppliers whether the IDF, Israel Police and other security services or with our business partners and clients around the world.

We hope that you will contact us for your next project of wholesale military surplus firearms, ammunition and equipment.

Zev Kaptowsky – Company Owner & Managing Director


Before contacting us please read the following 

  1. Our company is located in Israel. We cannot and will not export to countries that have no diplomatic relations with Israel, either directly or indirectly.
  2. We are wholesalers dealing in bulk only. We do not sell small quantities.
  3. We sell to firearm importers and distributors (US FFL 08 or others that apply), military and police units, government and other organizational entities worldwide. We DO NOT sell to individuals or businesses that don’t have the proper licensing to import firearms and related equipment.
  4. Make sure that before contacting us that the firearms or other products you are interested in are importable to your country.

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For over 35 years Contact International (Kalia) Ltd. has been one of the leading companies in Israel in the field of the purchase and sale of military surplus firearms and equipment from mainly IDF (Israel Defense Forces) inventories and suppliers from around the world. We are a one-stop-shop for all of your armoring needs, from ammunition and personal equipment and tactical gear to military armored vehicles and aircraft. We specialize in Israeli firearms such as Uzi, Tavor, Galil and Jericho as well as supply other firearms from around the world, new and used. Our many years in the business have gained us a wide spread worldwide network of contact allowing us to provide you with any product or item that you are looking for. Unlike other companies, most of our products are from our inventory and ready to go thus cutting down delivery time. Our military surplus firearms range from pistols and handguns to assault rifles, machine guns and anti-tank shoulder rockets. Most of our worldwide clients are: govenrments and military units, homeland security and law enforcement agencies, army-navy stores and gun shops, gun collectors, movie special effects and fight scene coordinators. We also offer many weapon accessories such as day and night scopes, butt stocks, bipods, grips, holsters and slings, magazines and clips and more. The personal equipment and gear ranges from helmets, uniforms, tactical vests, gas masks, blankets, tents, camouflage nets and all a soldier or police officer needs to be safe and equipped.

Surplus and More – Contact International Ltd

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