- Dec 6, 2009
Leopard 2's gun is so good at penetrationg, it's used in the Ambraham's series too.Ah the Leopard 1 mentality... any modern tank round can defeat any modern tank armor... so why worry about armor. And yet now this has gone full circle, Leo 2s are getting a massive armor upgrade, russian tanks have the explosive appliques to deter rounds, etc. One shot is not one kill all the time now.
Historically, aiming for center mass in ww2 tanks that did not have a superior gun were wasting shots. Sure you still took them when you needed to but you did nothing to the tank (just look at the amazing amount of hits KV1's took in the early engagements, hell even char B's just sat there and took hits).
IT's THAT good....period.
Besides the armpur was fine enough on the Leopard 1A5DK:
Beside it now replced by the Leopard 2A5DK (a Leopard 2A6...with modifications ^^):
(My old regiment btw ^^)
BTW...real tankwarfare would be boring too most people: