Military Capabilities

Second Israeli brigade to get Namer APCs

28 December 2017

The Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF’s) Givati Brigade will be the second brigade to be fully equipped with Namer heavy armoured personnel carriers (APCs), the IDF announced on 28 December.

“The operationalisation of the first Namer battalion of the Givati Brigade will take place during the fourth quarter of 2018 as part of the brigade training plan,” the IDF stated.

The Golani Brigade is the first to be equipped with Namers, which are now being fitted with the Trophy active protection system.

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