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Armor and AFVs of the IDF army from 1947-today.
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Eitan 8x8 to enter production;
knewton
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New Zealand
Joined: June 19, 2013
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Posted: Sunday, February 09, 2020 - 06:24 PM UTC
It is widely reported in defence blogs and news that the Eitan 8x8 is to enter production. This is the IFV (30mm turret) and APC, which is good news. Hopefully a kit is imminent from, maybe, Meng. Or Ryefield, Iím not (too) fussy.
ReluctantRenegade
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Wien, Austria
Joined: March 09, 2016
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Posted: Sunday, February 09, 2020 - 06:44 PM UTC
According to this article, the vehicle was co-developed with the US: https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-announces-serial-production-of-new-advanced-eitan-apc/