Norway to order 54 Leopard 2 tanks from Germany
Norway will order 54 German-made Leopard 2 tanks for its army.
The Norwegian government has announced that it will order Leopard 2 tanks produced in Germany.
The main battle tank Leopard 2, manufactured by the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, will be made available to the Norwegian army.
Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere stated that they are considering purchasing 18 more tanks in the future and said, “We made sure that we should have the tank, which is available in many NATO allies and our Scandinavian neighbors. This will further strengthen our relations with Germany.”
The main battle tank Leopard, manufactured by the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, was first used by the German army in 1979.
Leopard 2 tanks , the latest version of the tank in question , are also used by Turkey, Poland, Spain, Greece, Denmark, Norway , Sweden, Finland, Switzerland and Austria today. Germany’s approval is required for tanks manufactured in Germany to be used in other countries.