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The Merkava, Israel's Chieftain?


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The guy who took these gave the ok to share them. A couple might be from elsewhere because my folders are not organized.  

Both the Israelis and Egyptians had a handful of vehicle mounted ATGMs in 1967.  Cobras and S11s as far as I remember for the IDF. I do not know of any actually being fired. There was neither the doct

Hi LoooSeR, In post 293, the black and white photo of the Nagmachon and Nakpadon next to each other, is one of mine. The correct name is Nakpadon. The Base where the machines were photographed w

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Hi LoooSeR,

In post 293, the black and white photo of the Nagmachon and Nakpadon next to each other, is one of mine. The correct name is Nakpadon.

The Base where the machines were photographed was in Galilee. It was built to train infantry and armour to work in tandem against an asymmetric opponent. A LOT of input in the Base design was from ex Russian and Soviet combat veterans, you might be interested to know.

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