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Meng Military 1/35 IDF Namer Heavy Armored Personnel Carrier Kit

Meng Military 1/35 IDF Namer Heavy Armored Personnel Carrier Kit

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The Namer "Leopard"  heavy armored personnel carrier is a major element of the IDF modernization plan. The latest design of the Namer is based on the Merkava Mk.4 main battle tank chassis. Currently, it is one of the most protected APCs in the world. It provides infantry with a level of protection and mobility matching those of the latest main battle tanks. The first batch of production vehicles was delivered in 2008. By 2017 Israel plans to acquire a total of 170 Namer heavy armored personnel carriers. Originally 386 vehicles were planned however later this number was reduced due to budget cuts.  The Namer heavy APC is fitted with modular Armor and a Trophy active protection system. For the first time, active protection system is used as an integral element. The vehicle is also fitted with NBC protection and automatic fire suppression systems. The Namer offers the same protection level as the Merkava Mk.4. Vehicle is armed with a remotely controlled weapon station, fitted with a 12.7 mm machine gun, which can be replaced with a 40 mm grenade launcher. There is also a manually-operated 7.62 mm machine gun, mounted on top of the roof. The vehicle is fitted with the new battlefield management system.

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