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Leopard 2 prototypes on tape

In this interesting video from the German Bundeswehr Classix series, the “new” Leopard 2 Kampfpanzer is introduced. The video begins by showcasing the Leopard 2 Austere Version (AV) and in particular the combination PT 20 / T 21. It is very likely that this video was created when Leopard 2 series production had just commenced as only prototypes are shown. In 1979, T 21 was mounted on a pre-production Leopard 2 series chassis as part of troop trials in Munster and Aachen ​[1]​. PT 20 was furnished with a turret weight simulator. T 21 currently resides at the Henning-von-Treschkow barracks.

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M4A1E8

The Sherman M4A1 is easily recognised by its cast hull with the characteristic rounded shape. This vehicle is of the Easy Eight (E8) series which means it is fitted with both an upgraded M1 76 mm gun… Read More »M4A1E8