Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has delivered almost half of the 62 Leopard 2A7+ series main battle tanks (MBTs) on contract to Qatar. The deal is the company’s first major export contract for heavy armour in the Middle East.
In addition it covers the supply of 24 PzH 2000 155 mm/52-calibre self-propelled artillery systems, 32 Fennek 4×4 reconnaissance vehicles and a batch of Dingo Heavy Duty 4×4 protected vehicles in three different versions.
The contract also includes six FFG Wisent 2 support vehicles and almost 100 Mercedes-Benz Actros 4058 6×6 tank transporters and a training and support package. […]