A German army Leopard 2-A6 heavy tank participates in a maneuver in Bergen, Germany.(Getty Images)
A German army Leopard 2-A6 heavy tank participates in a maneuver in Bergen, Germany.
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Saudi Arabia Wants More German Tanks

June 20, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Saudi Arabia wants to buy 600 to 800 of Germany’s Leopard battle tanks, more than twice the number previously expected, Germany’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported Sunday.

An earlier version of the deal said Berlin would sell the Saudis only 270 tanks. But as Iran draws ever nearer to developing nuclear weapons, and as more and more nations in the region fall to radical Islam, Riyadh wants to bolster its defenses even more than originally planned.

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