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Below the Turret Ring

It’s time to check up on the blog “Below the Turret Ring” to see what they have been up to.  Since last time we checked, they have posted two lengthy pieces, one on the armor configuration of the early model M1 Abrams, and a follow-up to their post from last year on Leopard II tanks in Syria.   600 more words

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1988 - Chain of command

Bergen-Hohne Germany 1988. Tank range exercise. I’m to the right (Lt). In the back my eskadron commander (Capt). Looking down the battalion commander (Col). Front left, 2 of my Leopard 2 tank gunners (Corp)

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Free Lion 1988 - Commanding my platoon

My tank platoon (2nd tkpel, B esk, 41 tkbat) during the Free Lion FTX of september 1988

Commanding on top of Bravo tank

FREE LION 88: Between August and November 1988, NATO conducted a total of 67 larger exercises. 99 more words


Battle of Leopards

So it seems, another battle of the same kits from two different producers is waiting for us. I spotted notifications about upcoming Leopard 2 kits on facebook sites of Hobby Boss and Tiger models in the past days. 183 more words


Video: Leopard 2 firing range footage

Tank Nut Dave has posted a number of videos showing Dutch Leopard 2 tanks firing a variety of ammunition types at various targets, including an M113, a Leopard 1 and a car.

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Lithuania NATO battalion will be equipped with  German tanks Leopard 2 - Minister of Defence

​Vilnius. 27th October. The generated Lithuania international battalion of NATO will tanks and infantry fighting vehicles, said Lithuanian Defence Minister Juozas Olyakas.

“In fact, the Germans will come here with infantry combat vehicles (ICV), as well as with tanks,” – said Yu.Olyakas reporters in Brussels after a meeting of defense ministers of NATO countries. 87 more words