An extinguishing system in Leopard 2, illustrates how simple and practical safety can be: The outlets of the valves are simply connected via flexible tubes with the pipeline system towards the engine room. The special holding devices, by means of which the containers are affixed, not only enable easy replacement, but also a particularly high load-carrying capability.
(1) This compact control unit integrates display and operation.
(2) Installation of the fire fighting system. For reasons of clarity, only the stationary main components, extinguishing agent containers and the manifold are shown.
(3) The FIREWIRE configuration enables a space-saving installation of the fire detection system. Maintenance work on the vehicle's engine therefore will not be impaired.