How many Leopard 2 tanks does Germany have?

2,125 Leopard 2
Germany has fielded about 2,125 Leopard 2 main battle tanks in various versions, but most of the tanks were sold following the German reunification.

Why is the Leopard 2 so good?

the 2 stands as its own, and it entered production, and later service, in 1979. The Leopard 2 has seen action in Kosovo and Afghanistan, where it was found to be very durable against improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Because of this, NATO commanders praise the Leopard 2 and its effectiveness in combat.

Does Canada still use tanks?

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.

What kind of armor does a Leopard 2A4 have?

The reactive-passive armor solution package developed by Roketsan was unveiled during August 30th ceremony, without any additional information. 40 Leopard 2A4 main battle tanks will be up-armoured at the first stage. The T1 armor is likely to contain a composite component.

Where can I find a Leopard 2 tank?

The Leopard 2 is in service with the armies of Austria, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Sweden and Spain. The Finnish Army is buying 124 and the Polish Army 128 used Leopard 2A4 tanks from Germany.

How does explosive reactive armour protect a tank?

Its because the energy is directed outwards and the shockwave is not that huge to kill the crew or damage the tank. The entire energy of the blast is dispersed radially outward. But still, to use explosive reactive armour the tank must have adequately thick armour to protects its crew from the blast.

How did Turkey lose so many Leopard 2 tanks?

Those same missiles that destroyed the A4 can’t even touch the A6/A7, even if the crew were incompetent, due to reactive Armor, active defense systems, etc.) In all of the videos i have seen the Turkish Army acts extremely incompetent.