Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has handed over first of 104 Leopard 2 main battle tanks upgraded to the A7V standard, to the Bundeswehr at a ceremony held in Munich city, Germany.
German troops will receive the remaining tanks by 2023, Berlin-based BR24 reported Tuesday.
The contract worth $843 million (Euro 760 million) to modernise Bundeswehr’s fleet of Leopard tanks was inked in 2017. The involves transforming a total of 68 Leopard 2A4, 16 Leopard 2A6 and 20 Leopard 2A7MBTs, and bringing them up to A7V standard.
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The manufacturing costs of Germanys “Puma” mechanised infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) has reportedly exceeded initial estimates of the government by Euro 2.9 Billion, German media has reported
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