Leopard 2A4 Tank

Description

Description

The Leopard 2A4 tank is a heavy armoured, main battle tank. The Leopard 2A4 Canadian tank was developed for the German ground forces and is the primary Main Battle Tank of several NATO countries. The Leopard 2A4 tank derives its superior fighting capabilities through its optimal combination of firepower, protection, mobility and controllability.

In the 2014/15 timeframe the vehicle will be modified to accept the mine roller system, track width mine plough, and a dozer blade.

Variants

Variants

  • Leopard 2A4M
  • Leopard 2A6M
Specifications

Specifications

Weight

  • Basic weight: 55,150 kg
  • Combat load: 57,200 kg

Dimensions

  • Length: 9.67 m
  • Width:  3.70 m
  • Height: 2.90 m

Mobility

  • On-road speed: 68 km/h 
  • Off-road speed: 40 km/h
  • Range:
    • On-road: 340 km
    • Off-road: 220 km
    • Average: 280 km
  • Max grade: 60%
  • Side slope: 30%
  • Ditch cross: 2 m

Fuel

  • Type: F-54 Diesel DF-2
  • Capacity: 1160 L
  • Consumption:
    • On-road: 3.4 l/km
    • Off-road: 5.3 l/km
    • Average: 4.1 l/km

Capabilities

  • Arctic: No
  • Add-on armour: No

Crew

  • Personnel: 4
  • Passengers: 0
Weapons

Weapons

  • L44 120-mm smooth bore gun
  • C6 7.62-mm coaxial, medium machine gun
  • C6 7.62-mm flexible, medium machine gun
  • 76-mm multi-barrel grenade dischargers (16 tubes)

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