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UNIQUE ID 308: LEOPARD TANK

(Model: Group A Prototypes)

National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Sand Hill Storage)


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Unique ID:

308
Added to Database:
July, 2008
Last Edited:
11 February 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
Leopard (400)
Group A Prototypes (680)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Sand Hill Storage (60150)
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Porsche AG, Stuttgart (Prime contractor - multiple manufacturers)
2: Erprobungstelle 51, Meppen, Emsland, Lower Saxony, Germany (Until 1976)
3: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Until November 2010)
4: BRAC Transfer, Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA (Road convoy 5 November 2010)
5: National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:


This Leopard appears to have Series II turret on a Series III chassis. It was used as a test vehicle at the German Proving Grounds at Meppen, Germany, before being donated by the Federal German Army to the museum in 1976. It is in running order.

Text in Preserved German Tanks Update:


This Leopard was moved by transporter from Fort Knox to Fort Benning on 5 November 2010.

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June, 1983

Leopard at Fort Knox
1: Leopard at Fort Knox

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 242
Added: 4 July 2008
Filename: Scan_Leo...
Views: 130
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Right view
2: Right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2734
Added: 17 March 2010
Filename: Scan_Leo...
Views: 101
Select/Has Priority: 20/0
    

 

Rear left view
3: Rear left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2735
Added: 17 March 2010
Filename: Scan_Leo...
Views: 84
Select/Has Priority: 20/0