Leopard 2A5 [ ] Leopard 2A5s of the From the Leopard 2 Imp was then developed into the A5. With the KWS III programme, the firepower was to be further increased by fitting a 140 mm smoothbore gun and an automatic loader to ensure long-term superiority in duel situations. 10 December 2014. . The new version, the LEOPARD A4M CAN, is specially designed for operations in Afghanistan. The tanks were delivered in 1997, but the upgrade to Leopard 2A5 level was already decided. The programme was developed within the frame of collaboration decided in 1995 between the Defence Ministries of both countries, in which also was included the cession of use by a period of five years of 108 Leopard 2A4 from the German Army to the Spanish Army.
It is armed with a 120 mm smoothbore cannon, and is powered by a V-12 twin-turbo diesel engine.
A total of 140 will be built in Greece by , which delivered the first units in late 2006.
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a proposed upgrade package for existing MBTs, which includes additional armor, additional cameras for long-range surveillance, advanced command and control equipment and some other improvements.
Combat history [ ] KFOR [ ] Starting on 12 June 1999, 28 Leopard 2A5 tanks were deployed by the German Army as part of the KFOR to Kosovo.
from the original on 9 December 2011. It became successful enough in Europe that the manufacturer started calling it the Euro Leopard, despite France, Britain, and Italy all operating their own MBTs. Leopard C2s were deployed to Kandahar in December 2006, but they were by then almost 30 years old, and were nearing the end of their operational life. Further tests were then carried out with the Truppen Veruchsmuster Maximal and the Truppen Versuchsmuster Minimal test vehicles, which were modified vehicles from the 8th production batch. This means the L55 Smoothbore is 6. Michael, Jerchel 1998. A Leopard 2A5 was located at the checkpoint, but it could not participate in the fighting as it was only partially crewed. Die Welt. Two new prototype hulls and three turrets were shipped to the US: PT20 mounting a 105 mm rifled gun and a Hughes fire control system, PT19 with the same fire control system but able to swap out the gun for the 120 mm smoothbore gun, and the PT21 fitted with the Krupp EMES-13 fire control system and the 120 mm Rheinmetall gun. built 3,600 Variants See Specifications Mass 2A6: 62.
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