The Presidency of Turkish Defence Industries continue to exert efforts towards improving the capabilities of the Leopard 2A4 main battle tanks found in the inventory of the Turkish Armed Forces, in line with today's modern combat conditions.
ROKETSAN begin the mass production of the armor package, which it has developed for Turkey’s Leopard 2A4 tanks and completed its tests at its Ballistic Protection center. ROKETSAN also announced that it has begun the integration processes of the armor package into Tanks.
The President of SSB Prof. Dr. Ismail Demir stated the following in regard to the armor packages:
"Within the scope of our work towards improving the capabilities of the Leopard 2A4 tanks found in the inventory of the Turkish Land Forces Command in line with the needs of the modern battlefield, we begin the mass production of the armor package designed and produced at the Ballistic Protection Center of ROKETSAN and we begin integrating them into the tanks.
Developed in different configurations for turret and hull compartments according to threat analysis, the armor package still has the most effective ballistic protection used in Leopard 2A4 tanks found the world's armies. Modernized with domestic and indigenous systems, the tanks are at the service of The Turkish Army!”
• @roketsan begin the mass production and the integration of the armor package, which it has developed for #Turkey’s Leopard 2A4 tanks.
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