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Germany beefs up tank fleet with $832M acquisition

DefenseNews, By: Sebastian Sprenger, 10 May 2017

COLOGNE, Germany — The German Army is in line for an upgrade of its tanks, based on the expectation that future conflicts will rely heavily on ground warfare with armored vehicles. 285 more words

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Rheinmetall, KMW Gain Due To Increased German Military Spends

Defense World, 26 April 2017

German defense manufacturers are gaining due to increased spending by German military in the wake of Russia’s incursions in Ukraine and its military stance on the NATO’s eastern border. 179 more words

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Poland is Looking for Leopard 2 Tanks

Defence24, Jakub Palowski,  31 March 2017

Poland is examining potential chances of acquiring additional used Leopard 2 tanks, so that abilities of the armoured forces are maintained and expanded. 256 more words

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Below the Turret Ring: Leopard 2 Projects

The blog Below the Turret Ring has written a new post taking a look at some of the latest upgrade projects for the Leopard 2 MBT. 289 more words

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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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