Ukraine is Using its Leopard Tanks at Night as ‘Nocturnal Predators’

Wes O'Donnell
7 min readSep 14, 2023

The incredible advantage of night fighting in war

Leopard 2 A7, German Army Training Centre, Munster 2015. Boevaya mashina CC BY-SA 4.0

In a recent video posted by the Ukraine Ministry of Defense, a soldier described how they are maximizing the advanced, German-made Leopard 2A6.

This model of tank is currently the best tracked vehicle on the ground in Ukraine and is even more advanced than the older…

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Wes O'Donnell

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