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New Leopard tank maintenance facility opened

The new Leopard II Main Battle Tank Maintenance Facility was officially opened today at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, the Canadian Army announced. The Leopard II Main Battle Tank Maintenance Facility is a one storey, 1,740 m² maintenance and storage building. 201 more words

Defence Watch

Armata Vs Leopard 2: Germany's Main Battle Tank Could Be in Trouble


Russia’s next generation heavy military tracked vehicle platform, better known as the Armata, has every chance of winning one-on-one battle against the best tank Germany has to offer, the Leopard 2A7, according to the National Interest.

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The silent hunter

“Those who have never seen a leopard under favourable conditions in his natural surroundings can have no conception of the grace of movement, and beauty of colouring, of this the most graceful and the most beautiful of all animals in our Indian jungles.”  ( 1,255 more words

Homotherium Latidens

Arjun: India's first indigenous MBT

Intro- Ever wondered why would a country which operates Russian tanks would develop a main battle tank on the lines of modern western MBTs ?with its performance parameters closely resembling tanks like Leopard 2, M1 Abrams and Challenger 2. 2,171 more words


Photo Trip Report Part 2.

Moving on from the Kruger National Park, on a high after our Leopard sighting at Lower Sabie, our next port-of-call was Idube Game Lodge in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. 601 more words


Photo Trip Report Part 1.

Lawson’s have recently concluded a fantastic South Africa and Swaziland Safari for a group of zoo volunteers from South Australia. This is the fourth ‘zoo group’ safari we’ve done, with some participants having been with us on all four trips. 916 more words

From the Editor: Type 99 "third most powerful tank?"

As an example of how quickly bad information can spread around the internet, lets consider some recent articles that have been making the rounds which claim that the Chinese Type 99 MBT was recently declared “the world’s third most powerful tank.”  We spend a good deal of time searching for news relating to tanks and AFVs every day, two days ago we noticed an article from “Want ChinaTimes” with the headline “ 354 more words

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