Namer: The IDF’s Workhorse APC

This is what we call a safe ride!

Namer (Hebrew: נמ”ר‎‎, pronounced [nameʁ]), means “leopard” and also a syllabic abbreviation of “Nagmash” (APC) and “Merkava” is an Israeli armored personnel carrier based on a Merkava Mark IV tank chassis.

Namer was developed by and is being assembled by the Israeli Ordnance Corps.

They are more heavily armored than the Merkava IV tanks. According to the IDF, the Namer is the most heavily armored vehicle in the world of any type.

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