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First Leopard 2PL to be delivered to Poland

21 June 2018

Rheinmetall Defence has confirmed that the first prototype of the Leopard 2PL tank is to be transported to Poland.

“The first Leopard 2PL has passed all Rheinmetall’s factory tests in Germany. Now it will be transported to Poland’s Military Institute of Armoured and Automotive Technology (WITPiS) in Sulejówek for additional qualification,” Otmar Schultheis, Rheinmetall Defence Polska managing director, told Jane’s .

Schultheis added that part of the evaluation in Poland will be identical to the testing in Germany, but has to be repeated by WITPiS because of Polish Armed Forces requirements.

The Leopard 2PL prototype will be tested and qualified by the Polish military.

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