First, tanks will be handed over for training, and later, modernized versions for combat operations.
The US Ministry of Defense announced that they plan to deliver M1 Abrams tanks to the Armed Forces by the end of 2023.
About this reported Pentagon spokesman General Patrick Ryder at a briefing.
At the same time, he said that soon the United States plans to deliver Abrams tanks to Germany for the training of the Ukrainian military. They will be slightly different from the main ones that will be used by Ukrainians directly at the front.
It will be recalled that the Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, said that the production of ammunition for the American Abrams tanks, which will later be used by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in battle, can be organized on the territory of the country.
We also reported that in the coming weeks, American instructors will begin teaching Ukrainians how to use and maintain Abrams tanks. The training will last about ten months.