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Merkava Mk 4 Tanks With New Batteries Put Through Paces

September 09 2019


Israel recently completed thousands of miles of field testing of its Merkava Mk 4 tanks equipped with new lithium-ion batteries, reports Defense News. The 6T batteries developed and provided by the Israeli firm Epsilor-Electric Fuel were installed on Merkava Mk 4 tanks that underwent 1,850 miles (3,000 km) of testing at bases in the Golan Heights and the Negev Desert without suffering any problems. Lithium-ion batteries are lighter and provide more energy than other types and...

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