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IDF’s pioneering all-women tank crews to provide protection of Israel’s south
February 19, 2020
The new crews will serve in Israel’s main battle tank, the Merkava MK 4, which has active protection systems that intercept incoming anti-tank missiles and RPGs—just the type of weapons that adversaries like ISIS are armed with in the Sinai Peninsula.
US Army chooses Israeli system to protect the lives of tank crews
October 18, 2019
The news by Rafael of a first delivery of Trophy Active Protection Systems for M1 tanks is a dramatic development, in which the world’s most powerful military selects an Israeli defense system.
First women tank commanders begin their duties in the IDF
July 8, 2018
They will conduct critical border-defense missions, though will not belong to brigades that would maneuver deep into enemy territory in case of war.