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KMW to modernise German Leopard 2 tanks

10th April 2019 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has received a contract to modernise 101 German Leopard 2 A6 main battle tanks, the company announced on 5 April.

The contract, awarded by the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, is worth more than €300 million. 

Under the contract, KMW will upgrade the vehicle’s operating concept, targeting system and fire control computer as well as the chassis to the Leopard 2 A7V configuration.

All vehicles will be re-delivered by 2026.

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