Israeli development of the Sherman using a modified French 105mm gun from the AMX30 MBT and more powerful US diesel engine. These saw action in the 6 day war(1967) and Yom Kippur (1973) they proved capable of defeating much more modern Soviet armour
The Skyhawk was developed as a tough compact carrier fighter bomber. It was loved for its easy handling and flexibility. Introduced in 1954 it served the USMC in Vietnam where its huge contribution was overshadowed by the more glamorous aircraft. This version also served with Israel and Argentina. Approximately 3000 manufactured.