1965 - Germany Leopard 1 MBT
Armament: 1 -
105mm rifled gun L7
1 - 7.62mm coaxial MG
1 - 7.62mm MG
Powertrain: MTU MB
838 Ca M-500 10 cyl. multi-fuel, 830 hp,
coupled to ZF4 HP 250 automatic transmission
Four variants were produced. Main gun can be fired on the move with
electronic hydraulic gyroscopic gun stabilizer. More than 6,000 exported to nine NATO countries. 2,237 were produced for the German Army.
This is a minimum maintenance vehicle. Capable of deep fording with kit. Has computerized fire control system and day/night vision. Standard
equipment includes fire detection and suppression and a full NBC system, One of the best European tank designs.