Contents tagged with Abrams

  • Kyiv: Ukraine to receive more than 10 Abrams tanks from US in first shipment

    More than ten Abrams tanks, which the US promised to provide to Ukrainian military, will arrive in Ukraine in the near future. The crews who will operate the combat vehicles are already undergoing training, said the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Oleksiy Danilov in an interview with Ukrainian Radio.

    The Secretary of the NSDC also stated that there will be more tanks than previously reported, and Ukrainian military personnel are already learning how to …

  • Ukrainian Ambassador to France: Kyiv will receive 321 tanks from the West

    Ukraine will receive 321 tanks from Western partners as part of military assistance, which will help it resist the aggression of the Russian Federation, said the Ukrainian Ambassador to France Vadym Omelchenko, reports the French TV channel BFM TV.

    "We need this help as soon as possible," he said.

    The diplomat also added that the delivery time depends on the type of tank and the manufacturing country.

    "If you wait until August or September, it will be too late," Omelchenko summed up. …

  • Poland buys 250 American Abrams tanks to deter Russia

    Polish government has purchased 250 Abrams tanks and will deploy them to the east of the country closer to the border with Ukraine and Belarus.

    Polish Deputy Defense Minister Wojciech Skurkiewicz in an interview with Polish Radio stressed that Warsaw always relies on military equipment which has shown its effectiveness in battles.

    He also admitted, at the moment, Poland is not capable of manufacturing such tanks. And the decision to purchase tanks from the United States was made because …

  • Poland considers buying M1 Abrams tanks from US

    Poland has decided to consider the possibility of purchasing US-produced M1 Abrams tanks. Among other things, the country will need to determine the extent to which these tanks would improve the army’s capabilities in view of the current threats. Poland’s political elite still consider Russia the primary threat to the country.

    Starting next year, Poland will commence with a 15-year program to upgrade the army and navy. As part of the program, the Polish command intends to replace the army’s “ …