The German company Krupp-Atlas-Elektronik acquired the licence of the Hughes design and modified it to meet the needs of the German army.Next
The first production tanks were fitted with the PzB-200 due to production shortages of the new thermal night-sight system, which was later retrofitted to the earlier models.
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Additional modular armor plates are optional and are offered to potential customers who wish to improve the vehicle's combat value in urban environments.
The German Army has prioritised mobility in its Leopard 2, which might be the fastest main battle tank in the world. The experimental development was contracted to the company Krauss-Maffei, but with the obligation to cooperate with Porsche for the development of the chassis and with Wegmann for the development of the turret.Next
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Even with these minor changes the new batch was known as the 2A3. The Leopard 2A6TR was the Turkish variant during Turkish Army tank procurement project in 2000.Next
By late December 2016, Islamic State had captured or incapacitated 10 Leopard 2A4s.
It didn't have turret roof applique armor, only hull upper front applique armor Leopard 2A7 series might not have mobility decreasion, as it has new final drive.Next
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