The successor to the Leopard 1, the Leopard 2, was first produced in 1979. A variety of upgrade programs and options are available for the Leopard 2. These include the Atlas Elektronik Vehicle Integrated Command and Information System (IFIS), a digital command and information system. The Leopard 2 has had technical improvements under Upgrading Level I and Level II programs. A new smoothbore gun, the 120 millimetre L55 Gun, has been developed by Rheinmetall GmbH of Ratingen, Germany to replace the shorter 120 millimetre L44 smoothbore tankgun on the Leopard 2. It permits effective use of a new APFSDS-T round, DM53 (LKE II), with a longer rod penetrator, and which is under development.
Item Type Static kit
Model Dimension Length: 285mm Width: 108mm Height: 88mm
Total Plastic Parts 261pcs
Total Sprues 11 sprues plus lower hull, upper hull, 2 tracks
Chromeplate Parts n/a
Camouflage Scheme Royal Netherlands Army Service
Resin Parts n/a
Metal Parts n/a
Photo Etched Parts three frets
Film Accessory Die-cut Transparent parts for windows & periscope lenses
More Features Summary: Leopard 2A4 NL As first export customer the Royal Netherlands Army received 445 Leopard 2 in the middle of the 1980s. Visual difference
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