Merkava Tank

Merkava Tank

Merkava Tank (Hebrew for Chariot) was the first indigenous Main Battle Tank to be developed and manufactured in Israel. Its unique design and layout came about from lessons learnt in Arab-Israeli Wars and further perfected over the years into 4 distinct Marks (Mk). As...
Merkava Mk 4 Tank

Merkava Mk 4 Tank

The Merkava Mk 4 tank is the fourth production model of the Israeli Merkava Main Battle Tank series. The Mk 4 offered improvements in Firepower, Protection and Mobility over the Merkava Mk 3 (and its models), but retaining the same unique  troop section in the hull...
Merkava Mk 3 Tank

Merkava Mk 3 Tank

The Merkava Mk 3 Tank is the third production model of the Israeli Merkava Main Battle Tank series. The Mk 3 offered improvements in Firepower, Protection and Mobility over the Merkava Mk 2, but retaining the same unique  troop section in the hull rear and the engine...
Merkava Mk 2 Tank

Merkava Mk 2 Tank

Merkava Mk 2 Tank Description Merkava Mk 2 Tank was the successor to the earlier Merkava Mk 1. It entered Israeli Defence Force service in 1983. Its production numbers totalled 580 from 1982 to 1989 with improvements to its protection following lessons learnt in the...