Why the Middle East Fears Israel’s Merkava Tank
The National Interest -

Kyle Mizokami

Merkava Tank, Middle East

An iconoclastic tank in the world of heavy armor, Merkava is a proven combat winner.

Here's What You Need to Know: Frequent conflict has resulted in new and progressively improved Merkava tanks.

In the past forty years, just a handful of countries have proved themselves capable of building their own main battle tanks. One of these tank powers is actually one of the smallest countries in the world: Israel. Israel’s main battle tank, the Merkava series, is...

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