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Polish government has purchased 250 Abrams tanks and will deploy them to the east of the country closer to the border with Ukraine and Belarus.
Polish Deputy Defense Minister Wojciech Skurkiewicz in an interview with Polish Radio stressed that Warsaw always relies on military equipment which has shown its effectiveness in battles.
He also admitted, at the moment, Poland is not capable of manufacturing such tanks. And the decision to purchase tanks from the United States was made because …
Poland has decided to consider the possibility of purchasing US-produced M1 Abrams tanks. Among other things, the country will need to determine the extent to which these tanks would improve the army’s capabilities in view of the current threats. Poland’s political elite still consider Russia the primary threat to the country.
Starting next year, Poland will commence with a 15-year program to upgrade the army and navy. As part of the program, the Polish command intends to replace the army’s “ …