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Available from Model Miniature is an Israeli armored troop vehicle rendered in 1/72 scale.
Namer, a syllabic abbreviation of Nagmash and Merkava, is an Israeli armored personnel carrier based on the Merkava tank chasis. Crewed by 2, the Namer can accommodate 10 infantry or 2 stretchers. It has a remotely controlled weapon station, fitted with 12.7mm machine gun, replaceable with a 40mm grenade launcher. Additionally, manually-operated 7.62mm machine gun is mounted on the roof. The Namer is regarded as one of the most protected armored personnel vehicle, providing infantry with the level of protection and mobility matching those of the latest main battle tanks.
Model Miniature depicts an early version of the Namer. Kit MM R219 is cast in resin. It is a quick-build kit as its wheels and tracks come assembled. The kit contains 16 parts to build one vehicle including antennas and a figure.
Background information on the vehicle sourced from Military-Today and Wikipedia.
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