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. Ilan and Lt Col. Michael, both JCT graduates.

At the end of the tour, the officers and the school officials said that JCT would seek to enroll new students to work on the project, who will join advanced students already involved in the project. In addition, JCT will encourage more students to get involved in research and development projects surrounding the Merkava program.