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UNIQUE ID 1982: LEOPARD C2 TANK

The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Storage)


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Unique ID:

1982
Added to Database:
30 December 2011
Last Edited:
24 March 2012
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
Leopard (400)
Leopard C2 (709)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection (3016)
Storage (3016)
Serial Number: 18016 (chassis)
0020A (turret).
Registration: 78-85137: “78-85137” painted on left hull rear.
Name:
Other Identification: “23A” painted on hull sides and rear. “137” painted on thermal sleeve near muzzle. White-edged black maple leaf painted on rangedfinder blanking plates. Hull painted in a green, brown and black camouflage (previously overall green), turret painted overall green.
Collection Reference: E2006.1584.
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks: Leopard C2 Tank - The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Other Leopard C2 that arrived at the same time)

Location History:
(see map)

1: Wegmann & Co, Kassel, Nordhessen, Germany (Turret manufacturer)
2: Krauss-Maffei GmbH, Munich, Germany (Prime contractor and vehicle assembly)
3: Unknown Location, Canada (Canadian Army service)
4: The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)
5: The Tank Museum - Tankfest Arena, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Running at Tankfest 2006)
6: The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)
7: The Tank Museum - Tankfest Arena, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Running at Tankfest 2009)
8: The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)
9: The Tank Museum - Tankfest Arena, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Running at Tankfest 2010)
10: The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)
11: The Tank Museum - Tankfest Arena, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Running at Tankfest 2011)
12: The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:


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Text in Preserved German Tanks Update:


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It has been reported that two Leopards were donated by the Canadian Army (source: Flickr). This Leopard arrived by low loader on 31 May 2006. It is in running order and was one of three Leopards that took part in Tankfest 2009; it also took part in Tankfests 2006, 2010 and 2011.


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June 2009

Leopard in background at Tankfest 2009, photo by Narco
1: Leopard in background at Tankfest 2009, photo by Narco

Taken: 28 June 2009
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 6550
Added: 30 December 2011
Filename: 36848076...
Views: 74
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

 

In action at Tankfest 2009, photo by O. Hurrell
2: In action at Tankfest 2009, photo by O. Hurrell

Taken: 27 June 2009
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 6549
Added: 30 December 2011
Filename: 36666436...
Views: 80
Select/Has Priority: 22/22