Nakpadon

Nakpadon or Nikpadon is an Israeli heavy armored personnel carrier based on the Centurion-derived[1] Nagmachon.

Nakpadon
TypeHeavy Armoured Personnel Carrier
Place of origin Israel
Specifications

Armor3rd generation reactive armor, "EKE" side skirts
Main
armament
4 x FN MAG GPMG, 1 x 40mm grenade launcher

History

The creation and development of the Nakpadon started during fighting in Lebanon.[2] It was first introduced during the late 1990s, and it has since served in southern Lebanon, Judea, Samaria and the Gaza region.

Design

Armor: Improvements over the Nagmashot include 3rd generation reactive armor and "EKE" side skirts with rear skirts that can be raised or lowered.[2]

Armament: The Nakpadon carries four FN MAG machine guns and a 40mm grenade launcher.

See also

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