K2 Black Panther Tank

K2 Black Panther Tank

The South Korean K2 Black Panther Tank is a 3rd Generation Main Battle Tank currently in production with Hyundai Rotem for the Republic Of Korea Army (ROKA). It is the most advanced MBT in ROKA service and its technology has been exported to Turkey for the Altay Main Battle Tank. The K2 has many improvements over the K1A1 Tank (currently in service) in firepower, protection and mobility. The K2 Black Panther […]

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K1A2 Tank

The K1A2 Tank is described as the “Advanced Version” of the K1A1 Tank, by the vehicle’s manufacturer Hyundai Rotem. It is an upgrade package for the K1A1 Tank, rather than a new production model. Since production of the K1 and K1A1 tanks, South Korea has developed a new Main Battle Tank called the K2 Black Panther. The K2 features many improvements over the K1A1 and includes the latest in South […]

K1A1 Tank

K1A1 Tank

The South Korean K1A1 Tank, is the second production model of the K1 Tank series. The K1A1 featured several upgrades, which included a licence built L44 120mm smoothbore main gun. The K1A1 can be idetified from the K1 by the L44 series humped fume extractor in the middle of the barrel. Other external differences are the improved Commanders Indenpendant Sight and an increase in the gap between the hull and […]

K1E1 Tank Firing

K1E1 Tank

The K1E1 Tank is described as the “Advanced Version” of the K1 Tank, by the vehicle’s manufacturer Hyundai Rotem. It is an upgrade package for the K1 Tank, rather than a new production model. Since production of the K1 and K1A1 tanks, South Korea has developed a new Main Battle Tank called the K2 Black Panther. The K2 features many improvements over the K1A1 and includes the latest in South […]

K1 Tank

K1 Tank

The K1 Tank was South Korea’s first true Main Battle Tank. It was a joint design with the former Chrysler Defence company (now part of General Dynamic Land Systems) who had originally designed the M1 Abrams, hence both vehicles similar appearance and the K1 nickname “baby Abrams”. The K1 had some midlife upgrades and an export version with some minor modifications has also been marketed. K1 production was later swapped […]

Leopard 2E Tank

Leopard 2E Tank

The Spanish Leopard 2E Tank is a licence built Leopard 2A6EX Tank, developed by KMW. It is built-in Spain by General Dynamics European Land Systems (formerly Santa Bárbara Sistemas). The Leopard 2E (along with the Greek Leopard 2A6 HEL) is the most heavily armored of the Leopard 2A6 models. The Leopard 2E benefits from the Leopard 2A6 tanks L55 main gun, but also features increased levels of protection across the […]

Strv 122 Tank

Strv 122 Tank

The Strv 122 Tank (Stridsvagn) is the current Main Battle Tank of the Swedish Army and is aka Leopard 2S. Though described as a Leopard 2A5, it is the most heavily armored Leopard 2A5 and more closely resembles the Leopard 2A6EX tank in terms of protection. It is also the only Leopard 2 Tank to be fitted with the French  GALIX smoke grenade launcher system. The Strv 122 was first […]

Leopard 2A5DK Tank

Leopard 2A5DK Tank

The Leopard 2A5DK Tank is the current Main Battle Tank of the Danish Army. In service since 2002, it is fitted with the full armor package developed during the KWS II program. This gives the Leopard 2A5DK (and Swedish Strv 122)  better protection than the standard Leopard 2A5 & A6 tanks in both German/Dutch Army service (or those surplus sold to other countries). It was deployed with Danish Forces during […]

Canadian Leopard 2A6M CAN Tank

Leopard 2A6M CAN Tank

The Leopard 2A6M CAN Tank, is a Canadian variant of the Leopard 2A6 Tank. 20 of these tanks were loaned to the Canadian Army by the German Army for the Afghanistan War. These vehicles received the added “M” Mine Armor package and other additional modifications for Canadian Army service, hence their new designation. The Leopard 2A6M CAN are now owned by the Canadian Army, following the Canadian Government buying 20 […]

Leopard 2A4M CAN

Leopard 2A4M CAN

The Canadian Leopard 2A4M CAN is the most advanced Main Battle Tank in the Canadian Army. The vehicle was developed by German Company KMW and the Canadian Army to meet their requirements with improvements, following lessons learnt operating the Leopard 2A6M in the Afghanistan War. The tank is a re-conditioned Leopard 2A4 Tanks fitted with the “M” Mine armor package and other additional upgrades. It was successfully deployed to support ISAF […]