Armored Corps

The Armored Corps leads the mobile forces of the IDF and constitutes an essential part of the IDF's strength.

The foundation of the Armored Corps is high quality manpower and advanced technologies.

Tank warfare is based on mobile combat and achieving victory through maneuverability, firepower and bringing the fight into enemy territory.

Tanks lead ground forces at the front, becoming a decisive factor on the battlefield.

The Armored Corps emphasizes development of firepower and mobility. This is all to improve the abilities of tanks to accurately strike their targets, while limiting their vulnerability to enemy fire.  

The Armored Corps is at the forefront of new technology, including the highly advanced Trophy missile defense system fitted on the Merkava Mark IV.