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France tested the upgraded tank Leclerc XLR

The French army procurement agency tested the Leclerc military tank, which is being upgraded under the XLR program. The purpose of the tests was to test the capabilities of the gun, writes Army Recognition.

The upgraded Leclerc XLR, like the regular version of the main battle tank, is equipped with a 120 mm smoothbore gun with 40 rounds of ammunition. However, the upgrade brought a new fire control system.

Leclerc XLR has increased combat power and a high level of mobility. It can be used in different combat scenarios. The upgrade added an automated control system that allows you to exchange information with other tanks on the battlefield.

The 120 mm smoothbore gun can hit targets at a distance of up to 4,000 meters. The arsenal of the tank also has additional weapons. It consists of a coaxial 12.7 mm machine gun and a 7.62 mm machine gun.
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