Leopard 2A4

Operator: Turkey
Status: In Service
Number: 344 (Originally 354, at least 10 lost during battle for al-Bab, Syria)
Cost: Part of EUR364 million deal
Acquired: 2006-2012
General Specs
Country of origin: Germany
Manufacturer: Krauss-Maffei, now Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW)
Introduced: 1985
Combat Weight: 55 tons
Length: 31.7 ft (9.67 m)
Width: 12.1 ft (3.7 m)
Height: 9.2 ft (2.79 m)
Range: 372.8 mile (600 km)
Engine: MTU MB 873 Ka-501 diesel (1500 hp)
Track: Unknown
Road Speed: 44.7 mph (72 km/h)
Offroad Speed: Unknown
Loader: Manual
Crew: 4
Armor Titanium and Tungsten
NBC Protection Yes
Nightvision Yes
Laser detection No
Main Armament L/44 120mm Smoothbore (42 rounds)
Ammunition APDS, APFSDS, HEAT, smoke rounds
Secondary Armament 2 x 7.62mm MG3A1 machine guns (1 coaxial/1 commander’s hatch)
Fire Control System: WNA-H22 2-plane gun stabilization
Zeiss thermal imager
Krupp-Atlas EMES-15 day sight
Countermeasures/ Defenses: 16 x smoke grenade launchers
Misc Systems: Fire suppression system
Laser rangefinder
Notes: Turkish defense manufacturer Aselsan developed a domestic upgrade variant known as the Leopard 2NG but these never appear to have been fielded. The 2NG claimed to be superior than Leopard 2A6


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