Flakpanzer Gepard (Flugabwehrkanonenpanzer Gepard) is a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) developed in West Germany.
Manufactured by Krauss-Maffei, the Gepard SPAAG consists of a turret equiped with two 35 mm Oerlikon KDA autocannons, mounted on a Leopard 1 hull.
Between the cannons is the tracking radar and the laser rangefinder. At the rear of the turret is the search radar.
The Flakpanzer Gepard is powered by an 819 PS 10-cylinder MTU multi-fuel engine. It also has an auxiliary engine, a 90 PS 4-cylinder Daimler-Benz OM 314 multi-fuel engine dealing with the energy supply system.
It is able of reaching a speed of 65 km/h (40 mph) and has an operational range of 550 km (340 mi).
- Brazil - 36 units
- Germany - 94 units in storage
- Jordan - 60 units
- Romania - 36 units
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