Ukraine: US and Germany deliver main battle tanks


Breakthrough: The USA and Germany want to supply battle tanks to Ukraine

After much hesitation, Germany wants to send Leopard 2 tanks to the war-ravaged country. Washington had previously announced that it wanted to supply Abrams tanks.

An American M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank during maneuvers in Jordan. The massive Abrams can move across country at a speed of 48 kilometers per hour.

Image: Imago

On Tuesday there was a surprising turn in the tank dispute, which had recently weighed heavily on the Western alliance: Germany announced that it wanted to deliver Leopard 2 to Ukraine, and the USA also seemed ready to support the country with battle tanks – after the Pentagon had rejected such a delivery last week, citing logistical complications.


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