LEOPARD 2 (A1-A4) MBT gallery 5

(German Leopard 2 Fahrschule image). The basic model Leopard 2 has given rise to a family of special vehicles. Among them is the Driver Training Tank (Fahrschulpanzer). In this vehicle the turret has been replaced by a special glass observation cabin equipped with a dummy gun. Two student observers and the instructor are located inside this cabin. The instructor has drive controls to wrest control from the student if necessary. The novice student driver is sitting inside the hull in the usual position.
(German Leopard 2 Fahrschule image). Germany ordered 31 Leopard 2 Fahrschule which were manufactured in two batches. The first batch of 22 vehicles (Nr. 19001 to 19022) was manufactured between February and September 1986. Krauss-Maffei built 8 and MaK the remaining 14 and all chassis belong to the fifth batch of Leopard 2A4 battle tanks.
(German Leopard 2 Fahrschule image). The second batch of German Leopard 2 Fahrschule consisted of 9 vehicles (Nr. 19023 to 19031) built between January and April 1989. Krauss-Maffei made 5 and MaK the other 4, and their chassis belonged to the sixth batch of Leopard 2A4 battle tanks . These vehicles have an additional weight installed to simulate the real weight of the battle tank.
(German Leopard 2A4 image). Other special vehicles built on the Leopard 2 chassis are the German Bergepanzer BPz3 Büffel engineering vehicles, the Swiss Pionierpanzer 3 (PiPz-3) Kodiak, the Finnish Leopard 2R and the German WISENT 2. Related to bridgelayer vehicles are the German Panzerschnellbrücke Leguan, the German Panzerschnellbrücke 2 and the Finnish Leopard 2L.

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