Israeli Armored Personnel Carriers with Anti-Rocket Defense Rolling Off Production Lines

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Lappin - Namer armored personnel carriers made in Israel are being equipped with the Trophy HV active protection system, which destroys antitank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades in mid-air. The protection system already exists on Merkava Mark IV tanks, and successfully defended tanks during the 2014 Gaza war. The Defense Ministry doubled orders of Namer and Merkava Mark IV tanks this year. Both are key to carrying out offensives in Gaza and southern Lebanon, where Hamas and Hizbullah are heavily armed with anti-tank missiles and RPGs.

2016-03-10 00:00:00

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