Israeli purchased many Centurion tanks in the 1950s, they soon developed improved versions based on their experience. The Shot Kal used a much more economic American deisel engine increasing range and reducing the risk of fire
The M38 Jeep was widely used by IDF forces as a recon and liaison vehicle. Often seen with the windscreen removed and a camo net across the bonnet for rapid use. There could carry several MGs for defence or hit and run attacks.