Ukrainian military began to be trained to operate tanks Leopard 2 in Germany


The representative of the German Ministry of Defense, Nadine Kluger, said that today, February 13, at the military training ground in the city of Munster, training of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to operate the Leopard 2 tank began. It will last until the end of March, Ms. Kluger added.

As the magazine reported Der Spiegel citing sources, the training of the Ukrainian military will be held in an accelerated mode and will last from 6 to 8 weeks. The publication noted that the preparation usually takes several years. On February 2, the Financial Times, citing sources, wrote that it was planned to train 30,000 Ukrainian soldiers as part of the training mission.

On January 25, Germany announced the delivery of 14 Leopard 2 tanks to the Armed Forces of Ukraine and allowed other European countries to re-export tanks to Ukraine. According to ABC, the Armed Forces of Ukraine can receive about 100 Leopard 2 tanks from 12 countries. According to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba, the country will receive up to 140 modern Western tanks as a “first wave” of aid.

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Erdni Kagaltynov


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