Poland to Send 10 Leopard Tanks to Ukraine This Week

Tuesday, 7 March 2023

Mariusz Błaszczak, Polish Defence Minister, has confirmed that 10 of the promised 14 German-made Leopard 2 tanks will arrive in Ukraine in the coming days.

"Four [tanks] are already in Ukraine, another 10 will go to Ukraine this week," Sky News cited Mariusz Błaszczak

Poland was the first of the Western allies to transfer modern Leopard tanks to Ukraine. Warsaw will also provide 60 PT-91 Twardy tanks.

Earlier, German authorities have asked Switzerland to approve the sale of 96 decommissioned Leopard 2 tanks to the Rheinmetall concern.

At the end of January, Germany agreed to allow other countries to send German-made tanks to Ukraine.

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