The first prototypes of Israeli tanks were ready in 1974… and in 1979, less than ten years after the start of development, the new armoured vehicle was adopted by the IDF. It was given the name “Merkava”, with a stress on the last syllable, meaning “chariot” in Hebrew.
You have often asked us to tell you in detail about work on improvements of already existing game mechanics and bug fixes as well as what’s new. So because of this we are starting a new section in which we will talk weekly about such improvements and fixes in the released updates so that you will clearly notice and like them in the game.
Sometimes a production vehicle gets more than just a number to differentiate it from other vehicles, it gets its own name. There are many reasons why this can happen, but there is almost certainly a badass story behind it all!