HTK-CS114 Israeli Defence Forces AFV paint set 6x17ml

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    • HTK-CS114
    • Manufacturer: Hataka Hobby
    • Availability: In Stock
    • Type: Model paint
    • Medium: acrylic
    • Size/volume: 6 x 17 ml
    • Remarks: for airbrush use
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    • Net Price: €15.28 €18.80

    Standard colours of IDF AFVs since 1950s

    The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) were formed in 1948 and since then took part in several conflicts including: 1956 Suez Crisis, 1967 Six-Day War, 1973 Yom Kippur War. First heavy AFVs in IDF use were M4 Sherman, AMX-13, Centurion and M48 tanks (initially delivered by West Germany). After the Six-Day War the US became a major supplier of military equipment (including further M48 and M60 tanks, M113 APCs). IDF also operated a large number of equipment captured from the Arab armies (including T-54/55/62 converted to Tiran 4/5/6). Since the beginning of 1980s a locally developed Merkava tank became a major asset of IDF. All above mentioned vehicles wore unique IDF colours, from Olive Drab in early days, through several variants of sand-greys, to the most recent grey-green camo.