Saturday, March 1, 2008
Leopard II Fleet May Face Parts Shortage
Just as the refurbished Leopard IIs start arriving at the northern brigades, a logistical problem threatens their operational capability. Many of the spare parts are no longer manufactured, says a story in strategypage.com. Meanwhile, surplus stocks are drying up. It's reasonable to think that the outlook for spares may affect Chile's plans to buy more Leopard IIs.