The Israel Defense Forces Tiran 6, Main Battle Tank, was a modernized modification of the seized Syrian T-62 tank. Modifications by the IDF included the addition of a laser rangefinder and a  gunner’s thermal imaging sight, as well as an upgraded radio station. A small number of  Tiran 6 tanks were fitted with external explosive reactive armor for extra protection. The Tiran 6 MBT also included additional storage bins on the turret’s side, and rear. The original loader’s DShK 1938/46 heavy machine gun was replaced by the US made Browning 1919 7.62mm light machine gun.