460th Brigade (IDF)

An Israeli Merkava Mark I tank

The Israel Defense Forces 460th “Bnei Or”/”Sons of Light” Armor Brigade is the training formation for Israel's Armored Forces. It is subordinate to the Southern Regional Command located in Shizafon base.

Units[edit]

  • 195th "Adam" Training Battalion with Merkava 4
  • 198th "Ezuz" Training Battalion with Merkava 3
  • 532nd "Shelah" Training Battalion with Merkava 4
  • 196th "Shahak" Tank Commanders Training Battalion
  • "Magen"/"Shield" Tank Instructors Training Battalion

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