The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has released new details of its next-generation armored vehicle, saying it is considered one of the safest vehicles in the world, Defence Blog reported.
According to the IDF report, the 603rd Battalion has been training with the newest heavily armored infantry fighting vehicle based on the chassis of the Merkava 4 main battle tank.
The next-generation armored fighting vehicle is called Namer (Tiger) and combat engineering version is called Nemera.
The Nemera armored vehicle is capable of overcoming almost any obstacle in the field, and thanks to its high quality armor, is considered one of the safest vehicles in the world. Additionally, it’s able to move on a wide variety of terrain and can target objects from a great distance. This powerful vehicle transports soldiers during operations in enemy territory and expands the capabilities of the IDF Ground Forces.
The 603rd Battalion has been training with the machine and works on fully comprehending everything it’s capable of doing. Lieutenant Koren, the Company’s Deputy Commander in the Battalion said: “We know how important what we’re doing is and so we make sure we train constantly. We prepare for the second we receive an order and need to carry it out in the best possible way.”