You get a sence of how big these things are when you seen an engine from the leopard.
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28 June 2007
Ma'Sum Ghar, Afghanistan Armoured Crewmen Corporal Joel Ribert (left) and Trooper Carl Fedalizo of the Lord Strathcona's Horse perform maintenance
on a Leopard tank engine pack in the tank maintenance yard at the Canadian Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ma'sum Ghar, Afghanistan.
posted on 30-6-2007
Well teven thought the thermal blanket is a good idea I dont know how much real protection it would offer because even if you do cover the turrent you
will still get lots of conductive heating from the other parts. with the tank running, there could be lots of additional heat generated as well.