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Indonesia Receives First Batch of New German-made Main Battle Tanks

Indonesia Receives First Batch of New German-made Main Battle Tanks


In the spotlight, 24 May 2016

by Alex Flor

Since more than four years Watch Indonesia! and other organizations have protested against the export of German tanks to Indonesia, s. www.watchindonesia.org/14027/deutsche-panzerlieferungen-nach-indonesien?lang=de

In 2012 we raised the question why Main Battle Tanks (MBT) like the German Leopard must by modified for urban warfare, if these arms systems are only supposed to be used for „legitimate defence”? Defence against whom? Not at the border, but in urban areas?

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