The Finnish Army purchased 114 Leopard 2 A4’s from Germany. 1 got trashed in a fire, 20 have been converted into AVLB’s & mine breach vehicles, 12 have been cannibalised for parts leaving an operational fleet of 91.
The Finnish Leopard 2R Heavy Mine Breaching Vehicle
10 have been converted to heavy mine breaching vehicle used to clear a path through a mine field. They are mounted with a plough or a dozer blade, and an automated marking system. All work has been carried out by Finnish Firm Patria.