Media: Ukraine plans to buy German Leopard 2 tanks from Spain

By: Myroslav Trinko | 06.07.2022, 09:40
Media: Ukraine plans to buy German Leopard 2 tanks from Spain

A few weeks ago, it was reported that the Spanish government was ready to transfer German Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. This has now been confirmed by the media.

What we know

According to Business Insider, the Ukrainian military is already in Spain and is inspecting the tanks. Ukraine wants to make a decision in the near future. However, the tanks will still have to be repaired. It is not known how long it will take. By the way, for the transfer of the equipment we will have to take permission from the German Defense Ministry, but according to Business Insider, Berlin is ready to give it.

In case you didn't know

Leopard 2 is a main battle tank, created by the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann. The Leopard 2 is the successor to the successful development of the Leopard 1. The Leopard 2 has many modifications and is used by the armed forces of Austria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain and Turkey. Totally 3,200 tanks of this model have been produced.

Source: Business Insider

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