Quote by General Meron, former head of IMI




 
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January 6th, 2004  
SHERMAN
 
 

Topic: Quote by General Meron, former head of IMI


The IDF was ment to buy the "Chieftain" as its MBT but the brits were under arab pressure so they stopped the deal. As a result work on the Israeli made Merkava tank started. Years later General Menahem Meron "thankd" a British minister saying-"Had you sold us the Chieftain then, we would still have those peices of juk\nk in service...."
January 6th, 2004  
Redleg
 
 
January 7th, 2004  
SHERMAN
 
 

Topic: Full story


Ill translate the whole article aboutthis and post it on military issues...
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