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Israel to Acquire Hundreds of New Trophy APS

Israel's Ministry of Defense (IMOD) plans to continue the acquisition of Trophy active protection systems (APS), to equip every new Merkava 4 tank and Namer Heavy Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) with active protection, providing significant additional protection for every tank and APC.

IAI to Supply Heliborne Weapon Systems Based on LAHAT Missiles

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) was recently awarded a 'substantial contract' for the delivery of a ‘large number’ of LAser Homing ATtack (LAHAT) missile systems,...

IDF Armor Merkava Tank Crew Undergoing Proficiency Course

Defense Update is visiting the IDF Armor Proficiency competition today at the Golan Heights. Tank and recce crews from Seven brigades operating Merkava Mk 2,...

GDLS Selected to develop Namer Armored Personal Carriers for Israel

Israel's Defense Ministry has awarded General Dynamics a contract to build 600 Namer (leopard in Hebrew) armored personnel carriers (APC) over the next eight...

Namer – to be Made in the U.S.A?

An update on the Merkava based Infantry Fighting Vehicle // At present all the Namer AFVs are produced for the IDF, sharing the...

MERKAVA – 40 Years of Action

Merkava 4 with its Trophy Active Protection System to Become the Hub of Israel's Pavilion at Eurosatory 2010 This year the Merkava tank is celebrating...

IDF Approves Acquisition of IMI’s Iron Fist Active protection Systems for...

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is moving forward with the development and fielding of active protection systems (APS) for tanks and armored infantry fighting...

Israel Launches Namer Armored Infantry Fighting Vehicle Program

In July 2007 the Israel Defense Forces launched the Namer (Leopard in Hebrew) Armored Infantry Fighting Vehicle (AIFV) program, funding a pilot production of...

Trophy Active Protection System

The Trophy Active Defense System (ADS) was developed by RAFAEL under an Israel Defense Research & Development Directorate (DRDD) support, aiming to provide armored...

Merkava Mk-4 Detailed

Merkava Mk4 represents the third evolutionary phase of the Merkava program. The Mk-4 is equipped with a 120 mm gun but the new gun is...

Merkava 4 in Action – Lebanon

A record of one combat action in Lebanon, on July 31st, 2006 tells the story of a joint task force which included elite infantry...

LIC Modeled Merkava Mk-3 Baz / Mk 4

The IDF performed various modifications to its Merkava Mk 3 tanks, specially designed for MOUT combat. The tank was fitted with marking poles, which...

IDF Continues Merkava Mk 4 Evolution

Heavyweights are Adapting to LIC Start < Page 1 of 5 > Merkava tanks of all types, and particularly the new Merkava Mk4 are facing a serious challenge...

Merkava Mk 4 – Promising Export Potential

Heavyweights are Adapting to LIC Start < Page 5 of 5 > The Merkava tank program started in 1970 after the IDF was forced to consider an alternative...
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