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Leopard 2A5 main battle tank

Country of Origin: Germany


The Leopard 2A5 and 2A6, also known as the Leopard 2 (improved), are significantly upgraded variants of the original Leopard 2. The Leopard 2A7 is the latest configuration (see "Variants," below, for more information).

The tank has a standard three compartment configuration: the driver at the front; fighting section in the center; and the engine at the rear.

The Leopard 2A5 is armed with the 120-mm L44 cannon. The gun recoil brakes are upgraded with a more powerful model. The...

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