Merkava Mark 4 main battle tank Weapon Systems // Ground Combat Vehicles // Tanks


Country of Origin: Israel

Continuing the tradition of its Israeli predecessors, the Merkava Mark 4 is based on the previous Merkava Mk 3 , but has several new systems that make it effectively a new vehicle. Larger than the Merkava Mk 3 Baz , the Merkava Mk 4 placed even greater emphasis on the protection and survivability of the crew. A new feature is fitted modular special armor covering the turret, helping to protect the tank against several different threats, including top attack anti-tank weapons and air-launched...

 

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