Osprey New Vanguard 024 - Leopard 2 Main Battle Tank 1979-98 by Michael Jerchel Osprey

By Michael Jerchel Osprey

In 1963 West Germany and the us signed an contract to advance the simplest tank on the planet - the MBT/KPz-70. notwithstanding by means of 1970 this undertaking was once stopped, West Germany used the parts created for the MBT/KPz-70 to strengthen a brand new major conflict tank - the Leopard 2. seeing that 1979, whilst the 1st Leopard 2 rolled off the construction line, the Leopard 2 has passed through quite a few changes, and has been exported to numerous ecu international locations. superior by means of Osprey's signature color plates and cutaway paintings, this ebook examines the advance of the Leopard 2 from the 1st batch to its evolution into the enhanced Leopard 2 A5, detailing its gains and versions.

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