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Re: Leopard 2 MBT
« Reply #15 on: September 23, 2020, 03:19:06 PM »

08 September 2020
New German panzer battalion receives first Leopard 2A6s

The first MBTs that arrived at the battalion's base in Hardheim, Baden-Württemberg, on 3 September will be used for training, with the first live firing exercise planned at the Bergen training area in the spring, according to the unit's commander, Lieutenant Colonel Pascal Pane, who led the first four tanks. Panzerbataillon 363 was stood up in April, following the announcement that it would be created last November.

The Bundewehr returned to Hardheim in 2018 with a Kommando Spezialkräfte (KSK) special forces staff and command support company.

The first four Leopard 2A6s delivered to Panzerbataillon 363, led by battalion commander Lt Col Pane (right in the lead tank). (Bundeswehr/Hajo Riewe)