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German army to recommission 100 tanks

Germany begins showing further initiative and places more military weight back onto its shoulders.

The German army is to bring back into service around 100 tanks sold to industry, the ministry of defence said on Saturday.

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Politics

Just Out Of Cold War Storage

Demothball: to remove (naval or military equipment) from storage or reserve, usually for active duty; reactivate.

Germany plans to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service in what is widely seen as a response to rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine. 17 more words

Germany

Germany to bring 100 Leopard 2 tanks back into service

Reuters is reporting that Germany plans to bring back into service more than 100 Leopard 2 tanks that had been mothballed. The decision to increase it’s inventory of tanks comes as NATO tries to hasten the response time of its rapid reaction force following Russia’s annexation of Crimea last year and conflict in Ukraine. 69 more words

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Germany to Put 100 Mothballed Tanks Back Into Service

The German military plans to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service amid speculation the move is in response to increased demands from the Ukraine crisis. 119 more words

Pretoriuskop: against the odds.

Pretoriuskop is one of the Kruger National Park’s oldest accommodation facilities, dating back to 1930. It’s situated in the south-western corner of the park, one of the highest rainfall regions of the Kruger. 504 more words

Photography

Leopard 2 Gallery from TankNutDave

Tanknutdave.com has posted a photo gallery of the Leopard 2 which fans of modern German armor may find interesting.  TankNutDave also maintains a rather large collection of videos at his… 29 more words

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