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Merkava 4 Equipped with Trophy Defeats an RPG on the First...

With the deployment of Merkava Mk 4 tanks equipped with Rafael Defense Systems' Trophy (ASPRO-A) Active Protection Systems (APS) along the Gaza border last month (January 2011), that...

New Multi-Purpose Ammo Improves IDF Armor Counter-Insurgency Response

The IDF is equipping the Merkava Mk4 deployed along the Gaza strip with M329 High-Explosive/Multi-Purpose (HE/MP) 120mm tank rounds. The newly developed tank round is...

Update: IDF Demonstrates Joint Ground/Air Capabilities in Live Fire Exercise

The IDF conducted today, October 12, 2010 an impressive demonstration of a battalion-size joint air ground combined arms operation which summarizes the training of...

Enter the Namer

An update on the Merkava based Infantry Fighting Vehicle “For 38 years we produced only tanks, but in the last two years we have expanded...

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...

Israeli Active Protection Systems for Armored Vehicles

Based on its latest combat experiences, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is moving forward with the development and fielding of active protection systems (APS)...

Namer Infantry Combat Vehicle (ICV) – Background

The Namer Infantry Combat Vehicle is expanding the Israeli Merkava into a family of vehicles. It also represents the latest version of the 'heavily...

Namer ICV Expands Merkava into a Family of Combat Vehicles

The 13th Infantry Battalion of the Golani Brigade was the first Israel Defense Forces (IDF) unit to convert from the T-55 based Achzarit armored...

Trophy Completes Integration to Retrofit the Merkava Mk4 Tank

In August 2009 Israel's first operational Merkava Mk4 tanks were declared operational mounting the Trophy Active Protection System (APS). Following a slow process that almost killed...

IDF Unveils the Namer – the Latest Heavy Armored Infantry Fighting...

The event provided the venue for the public unveiling of Israel's latest armored vehicle, the Namer (Leopard in Hebrew). Sharing the same chassis of the...

Addressing the call for better maneuverability, the IDF Plans to Increase...

Speaking at the 'Land Maneuver in the 21st Century' conference, Col. Yizhak Elimelech, head of Land R&D Division at the Ground Forces Command said that passive...

Hezbollah anti-amour Tactics and weapons

Assessment of the Second Lebanon War By Col. David Eshel Realizing the capabilities of the Merkava 4 tank, Hezbollah allocated their most advanced weaponry to combat...

Assessing the performance of Merkava Tanks

Assessment of the Second Lebanon War By Col. David Eshel Four types of Merkava tanks were in action in Lebanon 2006, including Merkava Mk4, the Merkava Mk...

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...
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