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.
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