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Leclerc T5 Main Battle Tank - French Army, 1997 

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ATL-7156-112
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Leclerc T5 Main Battle Tank - French Army, 1997
Scale:
1:72
Length:
N/A"
Width:
2"
Composition:
Diecast
SKU:
ATL-7156-112


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The Char Leclerc, is a main battle tank (MBT) built by GIAT, now Nexterof France. It was named in honour of General Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque who led the French element of the drive towards Pariswhile in command of the Free French 2nd Armoured Division (2ème DB) in World War II.

The Leclerc is in service with the French Army and the army of theUnited Arab Emirates. In production since 1991, the Leclerc entered French service in 1992, replacing the AMX 30 as the country's main armoured platform. With production now complete, the French Army has a total of 406 Leclerc and the United Arab Emirates Army has 388. The price in 2011 was €9.3 million, which made it the most expensive tank in history at the time. Following the devaluation of the Euro its price fell dramatically, and in 2014 the K2 Black Panther surpassed the Leclerc's price record.

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