Medium Tank: Leopard Prototyp A

Leopard Prototyp A

Prototype developed from 1960 through 1961 as a medium tank for the Bundeswehr, with a total of 26 prototypes manufactured. The prototypes were tested up to 1963. The vehicle was the predecessor of the Leopard medium tank.

Characteristics for a vehicle with basic configuration and a crew with 100% qualification.

Main Characteristics

Tier IX
Hit Points 1,550 HP
Weight/Load Limit 39.17 / 39.5 t
Price 3,450,000
Crew
  1. Commander (Radio Operator)
  2. Gunner
  3. Driver
  4. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 630 h.p.
Speed Limit 65 km/h
Traverse Speed 38 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 36 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 70
  • sides 35
  • rear 25
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 52
  • sides 60
  • rear 60
Armament
Gun 9 cm Bordkanone
Ammunition 90 pcs
Damage 180-300 HP
Armor Penetration 159-265 mm
Rate of Fire 8.57 rounds/min
View Range 390 m
Signal Range 720 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VIII Leopard Prototyp A2
  • front 52
  • sides 60
  • rear 60
36 390 32,700
IX Porsche Standardpanzer
  • front 52
  • sides 60
  • rear 60
36 400 51,500
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VIII 9 cm Bordkanone 240/240/320 212/259/45 10.0 118,000
X 10,5 cm L7A1 390/390/480 268/330/53 4.62 290,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IX MTU MB 837 A 630 12 65,800
X MTU MB 838 CaM 500 830 10 95,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VIII Leopard Prototyp A1 39.5 38 32,200
IX Leopard Prototyp A2 42.0 42 61,750
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
IX AN/GRC-4 720 45,500
X SEM 25 750 55,000