Tier / Class:
|Stats - Stock (Renowned)|
|450 (500) mm|
|590 / 140 / 60|
|655 / 310 / 65|
|70.00 (75.00) km/h|
|4.76 (5.93) s|
Max Cannon Depression:
|-9.0 / -2.0°|
Turret Traverse Speed:
Features[edit | edit source]
- Heavy armor : this vehicle's armor bounces more shots and takes more hits
- High caliber: the high caliber weaponry deals an increased damage.
- HESH: can even penetrate armor with large hit angles
- Weapon selection: vehicle has several weapon options that you can switch between during battle
- Gas Turbine : provide a smoother acceleration, compared to an ordinary diesel
Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]
The Leopard 2AV is the vanguard of the second generation of vehicles in the Leopard Variant tree in Armored Warfare. The highly mobile, poorly armored, and well-armed Leopard 1 is replaced by a more heavily armored, slower series that still features accurate firepower and a powerful gun. This means that the Leopard 2AV is more of a front-line MBT, capable of tanking damage and acting as an offensive spearhead or defensive lynchpin.
Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]
Pros[edit | edit source]
- Excellent gun depression
- The most accurate Tier 6 MBT
- Highly mobile for an MBT
Cons[edit | edit source]
- Weakspot under the gun mantlet usually causes the turret to jam, especially against ATGM fire
- Somewhat weak hull armor, a Leopard 2AV can penetrate another through the front
Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]
As the vehicle emphasizes firepower, early research should focus on this. Upgrading to the Improved Gunner Sight, EMES-18 ATTICA Fire Control System, and Improved Ready Racks, along with better ammunition, will improve firepower against enemy targets while minimizing exposure to return fire. Mobility is also another important upgrade, as researching and purchasing the Honeywell AGT-1500 Gas Turbine Engine offers a large performance increase for very little reputation and credits.
Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]
- Advanced Muzzle Reference System
- Improved Telescopic Lens
- Improved Gun Breech
- Improved Pioneer Tool Kit
Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]
- Commander: Juan Carlos, to improve the aim speed and crew stats.
- Driver: Spin to Win, Off-Road Driving
- Gunner: Sharpshooter, Do the Twist
- Loader: Rapid Fire, Explosive Shells/Preparation
Armor[edit | edit source]
|Reputation Cost||Credits||Hull F/S/R||Hull Composition||Hull Modifiers (AP/HE/SC)||Turret F/S/R||Turret Composition||Turret Modifiers (AP/HE/SC)||ERA F/S/R||ERA Composition||ERA Modifiers||Turret Traverse|
|A precursor to the Leopard 2 series, the Leopard 2AV sports many of its trademarks, including a thick welded plate steel turret and a perforated plate steel front hull, which offer exceptional defense against kinetic penetrators.|
Firepower[edit | edit source]
|Shell name||Type||Reputation||Salvo Size||Damage||Area of Effect||Penetration||Speed||Max Accuracy||Aim Time||Reload Time|
|105mm DM43 APFSDS||AP||Stock||1||480||0m||400mm||1,501m/s||0.12°||2.10s||9.85s|
|105mm M393A2 HEP||HE||15,545||1||480||0m||270mm||760m/s||0.14°||2.30s||9.85s|
|105mm DM53 APFSDS||AP||22,770||1||460||0m||440mm||1,509m/s||0.12°||2.10s||9.85s|
|105mm DM22 HEAT||HEAT||26,185||1||475||0m||137mm||1,174m/s||0.13°||2.20s||9.85s|
Mobility[edit | edit source]
|Name||Reputation Cost||Credits||Max Speed||0 to 32km/h||Hull Traverse|
|MTU MB 873 Ka-501 Diesel Engine||Stock||Stock||70.00km/h||4.76s||35.00deg/s
|Honeywell AGT-1500 Gas Turbine Engine||3,140||56,905||75.00km/h||5.93s||35.00deg/s|
Upgrades[edit | edit source]
|DM35A1 Smoke Grenades||7,540||136,570||Provides a total of five smoke deployments on an eighty second cooldown between uses.
|Improved Gunner Sight||10,995||199,165||Improves overall accuracy by 10%.
|EMES-13A1 Fire Control System||13,250||240,065||Reduces aim time by 20%.
|Improved Ready Racks||17,905||647,295||Increases reload speed by 10%.|
Retrofits[edit | edit source]
|Advanced MRS v2||33,790||3,000,000||Increases vision range of the vehicle.|
History[edit | edit source]
This German built vehicle was created as part of study with the United States to create a new standard for main battle tanks. Developed during the 1970s, the Leopard 2AV incorporates updates to the armor and fire control system. During testing against the XM1, the vehicle was found to be equal in terms of firepower and mobility, but fell short in armor protection. As this vehicle was a prototype, it did not enter production in its present form; however, it did influence the design of later Leopard models.
Variants[edit | edit source]
- Leopard 2AV ICE
- Leopard 2AV China/Predator