Minenräumpanzer Keiler

Federal Republic of Germany (1977) Mine Clearing Vehicle – 24 Built The most effective and safe way of clearing a path through mine-laden ground has long been debated. Do you remove it from the ground, as with a mine plow? Or do you detonate it where it sits, as with a line charge or other…

Flakpanzer Gepard

Federal Republic of Germany (1973) Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun – 377 Built In 1966, the Bundeswehr (German Army) was looking to replace its now redundant American-supplied M42 Duster Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Guns (SPAAGs). Two projects were investigated. These were the ‘Matador’ (designed by Rheinmetall, AEG, Siemens, and Krauss-Maffei) and the ‘5PFZ-A’ (designed by Oerlikon, Contraves, Siemens-Albis, Hollandse…