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Namer infantry fighting vehicle

Country of Origin: Israel


The Namer infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) is an Israeli vehicle initially based on the Merkava Mk 1 chassis and incorporating concepts from the Merkava Mk 4 . Production models utilize new-build hulls that are similar to the Merkava Mk 4 . This was considered more practical and cost-effective than conversion.

Namer is an abbreviation for Nagmash Merkava, or Merkava armored carrier, which is also Hebrew for leopard.

The vehicle features the same level of protection as the Merkava...

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