Designation:

GEPARD 1A2/PRTL

Info
Manufacturer: Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co.KG - KMW  
Product type: Armoured Vehicles  
Name: Anti-aircraft system  

This is used by Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands (this last version having different tracking and surveillance radars) and consists essentially of a modified Leopard 1 MBT fitted with a power-operated two-man turret armed with twin 35 mm Oerlikon Contraves 35 mm cannon, tracking radar on the turret front and surveillance radar on the turret rear. Each 35 mm cannon has a total of 310 rounds of ready use ammunition for use in the air defence role and 20 rounds of APDS-T for use in engaging ground armoured targets.

Part of the Gepard fleet used by Germany and the Netherlands are being upgraded and first upgraded vehicles were completed in 1998. The Belgian systems are to be phased out of service.


Specifications:
Property Value
Weight (kg)
47500
Length (mm)
7680
Width (mm)
3270
Height (mm)
3290
Engine power output (h.p.)
830
Max. road speed (km/h)
65
Max. road range (km)
550
Main weapon caliber (mm)
35


Has folowing part:
Total Amount
? (Self-screening system)
1
KDA (Gun)
2
MB 838 CaM 500 (Diesel engine)
1
OM 314 (Auxiliary power unit)
1

GEPARD 1A2/PRTL quantities:
Country Qnt
BELGIUM BELGIUM
51
GERMANY GERMANY
200
JORDAN JORDAN
5
ROMANIA ROMANIA
43
THE NETHERLANDS THE NETHERLANDS
60
Qnt:
359

Last Contracts:
Qnt Customer Value Add Date
(Close Date)
Unit cost
43
ROMANIA
 
Nov 2004
(Nov 2004)
 
Average Unit Cost:  

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