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Spain plans to send four to six Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine in first package

1 February, 2023 Wednesday
14:45

Spain intends to send four to six refurbished Leopard 2A4 tanks to Ukraine in the first round of tank supply.

It was reported by El País.

"Four to six Leopard 2A4 tanks. This is the number of tanks Spain plans to transfer to Ukraine," the newspaper writes, citing government sources. 

It is noted that this equipment will be sent to Ukraine as part of the first round of supply. Currently, countries' Ministry of Defense is negotiating on the topic of the urgent tank restoration.

At the same time, the mass media note that the final number will depend on the condition of the 53 tanks that have been stored in the logistics group No. 41 in Zaragoza for a decade.

 
  • On January 25, it was announced that Ukraine will receive 14 Leopard 2 tanks from the Bundeswehr, and Germany also allowed allies to provide Ukrainian defenders with German tanks. On the same day, Joe Biden officially announced the delivery of 31 American M1 Abrams tanks, as well as other equipment to Ukraine.

  • On January 27, Poland stated its readiness to send 60 more of its modernized tanks to the Armed Forces of Ukraine: 30 units of PT-91, in addition to German Leopard 2 tanks. 

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