A metal tubes, tubular devices used in many military systems, were the precursor of modern electronic gadgets.
Today they are part of the military’s arsenal, often used to replace old ones and to provide a range of different applications.
In the 1930s, the Nazis developed a new type of tube that was used in a range a of weapons systems, including aircraft, artillery, tanks and torpedoes.
In the 1940s, they developed a series of new tubes, known as PZ metal tubes.
Today, these tubes are used by the IDF and the Israeli Defense Forces.
“The PZ tubes have been in use for more than 50 years, and we’ve always kept them in our arsenal.
But we’re also expanding them, adding new types,” said IDF Chief of Staff Lt.
Gen. Benny Gantz, who was on a tour of Israel’s advanced military equipment in 2015.
“When I came to the IDF, I saw the new PZ tube in a machine shop.
I decided to go and investigate it.
I asked the staff at the factory to see if I could try it.
We also asked the manufacturers and technicians to see whether they would be willing to make it.”
The Pz tubes are a type of metal alloy with the shape of a cylinder.
In addition to their military applications, they are used to build many other types of electronic devices, including mobile phones, televisions, refrigerators, computers and video game consoles.
The Israeli Defense Force has used PZ-like metal tubes in a variety of applications, including the replacement of obsolete and corroded parts, and for the replacement and upgrade of old equipment.
According to Gantz’s tour, the Israeli military uses PZ machines for many types of weapons, ranging from the most modern of its systems, the M4A1 Abrams tank, to the older and more antiquated F-16 and F-18 jets.
The IDF has also been experimenting with PZs for the installation of high-tech surveillance equipment, including video cameras and radar-guided missiles, as well as for the development of new sensors.PZ metal tube replacement technology is often used in the military to replace parts that are no longer functional, or are out of their original design, according to Gatz.
“The metal tube is a replacement for parts that have degraded or worn out, and also for parts where the metal tube cannot be removed.
We replace the metal tubes with metal parts, or new ones, that are more flexible and lighter,” he said.
In addition to military applications and the military, the IDF has developed a wide range of applications for the tubes, including medical devices, dental implants, electrical power supplies, water pumps, medical equipment for emergency care, and even toys.
Pz metal tubes are also being used for many other purposes, such as medical equipment and electrical power supply, Gantz said.
“We also use the tubes in the field, such an electrical cable to connect electric generators to a power plant,” he explained.
“Some of our equipment is also using them.
We’re currently working on a project that would have an electrical tube connecting the power plant to the power station.”
A PZ machine is displayed at the Israel Defense Forces headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel, January 25, 2021.
Source: Al Jazeera