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Israeli female soldiers walk in front of a tank at the end of their tank instructors course

Female tank commanders petition Supreme Court to serve in Armored Corps

The petition by the two women is the second one to be filed against the decision to bar women from serving in tanks.

Rafael's Trophy on US Abrams 1

U.S. buys additional Israeli-made Trophy active protection systems

The systems will protect the M1 Abrams battle tanks for the US Army and Marine Corps

Israeli tanks during an exercise near the northern border on February 22, 2018.

IDF succeeds in raising motivation of enlistment to the armored corps

The new Merkava 4 Barak tank is considered “the Adir fighter jet” of the armored corps.

 Merkava Mk. 4 tanks

Israel gives Jordan an IDF Merkava tank for a museum

The tank, one of Israel’s most sophisticated military platforms manufactured domestically, crossed the border between Israel and Jordan in recent weeks aboard a flatbed truck.

First-ever female tank commanders make IDF history

“There is potential here for girls who really want to work for the defense of the state.”


U.S. Army purchases Trophy active defense system in $193 million deal

The Trophy has been installed on Israel’s Merkava tanks since 2009, it has also been installed on the IDF’s Namer heavy infantry fighting vehicle and the IDF’s new armoured personnel carrier.

Israeli female soldiers walk in front of a tank at the end of their tank instructors course

Four female soldiers heading to Armored Corps’ officer training

The soldiers are part of a pilot program by the IDF to integrate women into the corps.

A Namer APC trains for combat in urban areas

IDF expands infantry use of advanced APC

Namer, Hebrew for leopard, is outfitted with the Trophy anti-tank missile protection system.

IDF fires on Syrian targets near Golan Heights

Syrian forces were acting in violation of ceasefire agreements.

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