Poland will buy 250 Abrams tanks from the United States to deter Russia

Earlier, Poland also announced plans to buy 24 drones from Turkey.Poland to buy hundreds of "Abrams" / armyrecognition.comPoland to buy hundreds of “Abrams” / armyrecognition.com

Poland will buy 250 Abrams tanks from the United States , as well as the necessary logistics package for their operation. The value of the deal will be more than 23 billion zlotys (about 6 billion dollars).

According to Reuters , this was announced today by Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak.

It is noted that Poland, like many EU countries, is concerned about Russia’s aggressive behavior.

“Of course, this is a response to the challenges in the field of national security that we have faced … Our task is to deter a potential aggressor. We all know where this aggressor is,” Blaszczak said.

In May, Poland announced plans to buy 24 combat drones from Turkey. This will make it the first NATO country to purchase Turkish-made UAVs.

Earlier, the United States began working to increase the number of American instructors to train the Ukrainian military as part of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine (JMTG-U).

During the visit of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to Kyiv, the issues of expanding military aid to Ukraine were discussed.

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