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Israel Plans to Slash Namer Production by 60%

Israel Ministry of Defense is slashing its planned procurement of Namer Infantry Fighting Vehicle by more than half; Under the next multi-year plan, currently...

US Army Evaluates the Israeli Namer, Swedish CV9035 AIFVs at Ft....

About 45 Soldiers from A Company, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, 197th Infantry Brigade, Fort Benning's experimentation force, conducted platoon-level operations on five different platforms at Fort Bliss, Texas, evaluating two international and three US AIFVs, including the Namer, CV9035, Double-V Hull Stryker and turret-less Bradley.

Modified Puma, Hybrid Armored Vehicle up for U.S. Army GCV ...

Three teams, led by General Dynamics, SAIC and BAE Systems are competing for U.S. Army $450 million technology demonstration contracts to demonstrate vehicle platforms that could evolve in 7 years into the Ground Combat Vehicle, the U.S. Army future infantry carrier.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How Should Israel Reinstate its Land Maneuver Capability?

Better armored vehicles, more affordable guided weapons employed by 'multi-purpose' units could better handle future maneuver warfare in high intensive, asymmetric warfare. Major. General (ret)...

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...

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...

Merkava Mk 4 – A Growing Family of AFVs

Heavyweights are Adapting to LIC Start < Page 4 of 5 > Based on the lessons learned in Lebanon since 1982, the IDF has pursued the development of...
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