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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): Leopard (400)
Model (ID): Group A Prototypes (680)
Location Category (ID): National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Location (ID): Sand Hill Storage (60150)
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Location History:
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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)


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.

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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...
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