The Merkava is also one of the first armored vehicles to be equipped with the Trophy Active Protection System (APS).
The Royal Tank Museum, inaugurated in January by King Abdullah, has been carefully selecting and refurbishing military vehicles for close to 10 years.
Namer, Hebrew for leopard, is outfitted with the Trophy anti-tank missile protection system.
The estimated cost per tank is $350,000.
The US Army would then be the first army outside the IDF to use the system.
The IDF's Namer and Eitan vehicles will be fitted with new weaponry.
Deputy battalion commander: In asymmetric warfare era, the tank is what gives us the advantage.
Elbit Systems unveils new helmet mounted system deigned to allow armored personnel carrier and tank crews to see straight past their armor.
The David's Sling Brigade was originally created to strike advancing tank formations; Now it is preparing for urban warfare against Israel's asymmetrical enemies.
Rafael-produced system will enable troop transporter to move across battlefields rife with anti-tank and RPG threats.