Rheinmetall has assembled a package of upgrades for Germany’s Leopard 2 main battle tank that will improve the Cold War-era vehicle’s ability to counter threats common to urban and asymmetric battlefields. The German defense contractor says the upgrades cover electro-optical and command-and-control (C2) systems, and will permit the tank to use new, longer-range munitions of greater accuracy. The enhancements can improve the tank’s performance and maintainability, Rheinmetall claims, and ...

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