BOTTOM ROW FRONTGermany’s landmark decision to provide Leopard II main battle tanks to Ukraine and allow other Leopard-equipped militaries to do the same means the powerful battlefield vehicles will have an impact in areas where the fighting is most intense. As part of the deal, the Biden administration also overcame early reluctance to announce that the US would also supply a number of Abrams tanks to Kiev.
THE BIG QUESTIONWill the battle tanks arrive quickly enough to make an impact in the event of an anticipated Russian attack, and could Ukraine use these weapons and other Western systems to advance its own battlefield initiatives?
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