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The Gepard Self-Propelled Antiaircraft Gun in German Service
The Flugabwehrkanonenpanzer 1 Gepard self-propelled antiaircraft gun is an autonomous, highly mobile, all-weather air defence weapon system. Fitted with two 35mm automatic cannons, a search radar and a tracking radar, the vehicle can engage fixed-wing and rotary-winged aircraft at short and very short ranges, including suddenly appearing targets. In service from 1976 to 2010, the vehicle was fielded by the German Army Air Defence Force in the following variants: Flugabwehrkanonenpanzer 1 Gepard (B2), Flugabwehrkanonenpanzer 1 A1 Gepard (B2L) and Flugabwehrkanonenpanzer 1 A2 Gepard. This publication describes the Gepard’s development history, technology and extensively shows the vehicle in action.
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Illustrated throughout with 136 colour photographs, 10 black&white photographs, 11 graphics and two 1/35 scale drawings
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Price: 14.95 Euro (national prices and currencies apply)
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