OREANDA-NEWS  German Leopard 2 tanks are superior to American Abrams, but inferior to the Russian T-90 in firepower and armor protection. The head of the State Duma Committee on Defense Andrey Kartapolov compared tanks on the air of the TV channel "Russia 24".

According to him, Leopard 2 is more effective in some characteristics than Abrams. "Nevertheless, if compared with our T-90, they are significantly inferior in firepower and armor protection, including its active component," the deputy said.

He also stressed that the Russian cars were tested during the special operation and showed themselves "from the best side."