Krauss-Maffei Wegmann wants to export Leopard II to Oman

Leo2a4mcan1010076cArabian Business.com has posted an article stating that German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) wants to export over 70 Leopard tanks to Oman.  The article notes that this story was originally reported in German language magazine Der Spiegel, which notes that KMW and a Turkish competitor to submit bids for a contract worth more than 2 billion dollars.  Der Spiegel said the Federal Security Council, the German body that monitors the export of military goods, had given KMW a temporary export licence for a Leopard tank for a test in Oman.