The Puma is a heavily armoured Combat engineering vehicle and armoured personnel carrier that the Engineering Corps of the Israeli Defence Forces has used since the early 1990s. The vehicle can carry a crew of to eight. The 50-ton vehicle's speed is 45 kilometres an hour.The Puma uses the hull of the Sho't, which is itself a modified British Centurion tank.
Armament consists of three 7.62 mm FN MAG machine guns, including one in a remote turret that the crew can control from within the cabin by a Rafael Overhead Weapons Station (OWS). The vehicle also has a 60mm mortar and two launchers for smoke grenades.