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IDEF 2011: New Turkish Leopard 2 Upgrade solution

10th May 2011 - 14:09 GMT | by Tony Skinner


Aselsan has unveiled its new Leopard 2 upgrade solution at IDEF in Istanbul, offering significant capability enhancements to Turkey’s Leopard 2A4 main battle tank.

The upgrade includes a complete replacement of the existing electro-optics, electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulic systems of the Leopard 2A4 in order to increase performance and reduce life-cycle costs for users, the company said.

Aselsan has improved protection with add-on ceramic faced ballistic armour modules and light alloys for protection against kinetic effects, anti-tank guided munitions and rocket propelled grenades. As well as additional turret and hull protection modules, roof protection, heavy track skirts, slat armour and spall

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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