Friday, February 23, 2024

«Leopard RI» main battle tanks arrived in Indonesia

The  «Leopard RI» main battle tanks  arrived in Indonesia from Germany.

The  «Leopard RI» is a  modular upgrade package to the Leopard 2A4 main battle tanks for Indonesia. Tanks are internally named Leopard 2RI (RI referring to “Republic of Indonesia”).

The tanks are part of a USD280 million contract encompassing the Leopard 2 RIs, 42 Leopard 2+ MBTs, 42 upgraded Marder 1A3 infantry fighting vehicles, and 11 armoured recovery and engineering vehicles from surplus German Army stocks.

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