The Merkava Siman(Mk.) 3D is the 3rd derivative in the Merkava (Chariot) Israeli Main Battle Tank program, and an improved version of this model. This tank carries the cutting edge of development by IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) engineers, in its firepower, Fire Control System (FCS), maneuverability, armor package and human engineering. The Merkava 3D is the back bone of the IDF Armored Corps in operations, border security roles and it took massive and important part in the war in south Lebanon in 2006 as well as in the "Cast Lead" operation in the Gaza strip in 2006. This powerful tank is described in this book and photographed in many of its action or training roles during its service in the recent period. With more than 214 new photogrpahs and detailed technical drawings.
Author(s): Mass, Michael
Publisher: Desert Eagle Publishing
Year of publication: 2012
Dimensions: 28 x 21,5 cm
Weight: 0.40 kg