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Old December 23rd, 2016, 04:09 AM
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Default Leo2A4 destroyed

Here is the article.
http://en.protothema.gr/major-milita...intact-photos/

I do wonder (if the article is accurate of course), what happened to the destroyed Leo2A4. My first thought was that it was captured and then destroyed. My second that it was hit in the ammo somehow.

What do you guys think?
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Default Re: Leo2A4 destroyed

This site has a video too: https://southfront.org/isis-releases...ary-equipment/

They have the APC moving but the Leo is not running - perhaps the Turks destroyed/ immobilised them?

The photos also include a sequence of a tank being hit by an ATGM (Kornet?) don't know if that same as destroyed tank on site you linked too (I did notice although both say 2 tanks captured they only show one!)
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Default Re: Leo2A4 destroyed

This (probably more reputable site) lists all armoured vehicles captured by ISIS:
http://defence-blog.com/army/vehicle...side-iraq.html

No mention of the Leos
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Default Re: Leo2A4 destroyed

It is possible the Turks destroyed their tank with an airstrike or something.
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Default Re: Leo2A4 destroyed

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This (probably more reputable site) lists all armoured vehicles captured by ISIS:
http://defence-blog.com/army/vehicle...side-iraq.html

No mention of the Leos
It appears to me that list was compiled before this incident occurred.

No good new for the Turks but I did get Turkish Desert Camo from it
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It is possible the Turks destroyed their tank with an airstrike or something.
If the Turks didn't send in airstrikes to destroy those vehicles ( and anything else they found moving in the area) that would be a serious lapse in judgement on their part that will come back to bite them
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It is possible the Turks destroyed their tank with an airstrike or something.
If the Turks didn't send in airstrikes to destroy those vehicles ( and anything else they found moving in the area) that would be a serious lapse in judgement on their part that will come back to bite them
In general the Turkish military performs quite average in Syria. And to get into a game issue, I think their inflated base experience and morale are not in accordnance to their RL performance...
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This (probably more reputable site) lists all armoured vehicles captured by ISIS:
http://defence-blog.com/army/vehicle...side-iraq.html

No mention of the Leos
It appears to me that list was compiled before this incident occurred.

No good new for the Turks but I did get Turkish Desert Camo from it
This article from defence blog is dated 3 days before the above link and identifies it as ATGM hits (Fagot or Konkurs) , http://defence-blog.com/army/two-tur...-in-syria.html
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This article from defence blog is dated 3 days before the above link and identifies it as ATGM hits (Fagot or Konkurs) , http://defence-blog.com/army/two-tur...-in-syria.html


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In general the Turkish military performs quite average in Syria. And to get into a game issue, I think their inflated base experience and morale are not in accordnance to their RL performance...
Hindsight is always 20/20 --- any enemy can get lucky .......and Greeks commenting about Turks.....gee, how did I expect that to go ..... The Turks ratings right now are the high side of average-----we'll see how this develops.
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