Merkava Mk 2

Israel Converting Retired Merkava 2 Tanks

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has started to convert its Merkava Mk 2 main battle tanks for other roles. Superseded in frontline service by both the Merkava Mk 3 and Mk 4 variants, the Mk 2s that were produced in the 1980s have been held in reserve for years, but the IDF says it will […]

Machon Lev to Work on Merkava Upgrade

Officials of the Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) – Machon Lev – on Sunday conducted a tour of the IDF’s Merkava tank project, which the JCT is to be involved in designing and upgrading. Participating in the event were JCT President Professor Haim Sukenik and Director Shai Gilboa. They were accompanied by IDF Lt. Col. […]