Ukraine receives eight Leopard 2 tanks from Norway - General Staff

Ukraine receives eight Leopard 2 tanks from Norway - General Staff

Eight Leopard 2 tanks, which Norway pledged to send to Ukraine, have already arrived in the country.

According to Ukrinform, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced this in a post on Facebook.

"Now eight tanks are in Ukraine. The training of personnel is also underway in Poland under the auspices of the European Union Military Assistance Mission in Support of Ukraine (EUMAM for Ukraine). In addition to the eight tanks and support vehicles that have been donated, Norway provides earmarked funds for ammunition and spare parts," the statement said.

According to the General Staff, Norway also participates in the training of Ukrainian military personnel and in other types of training. In particular, it is providing instructors for a multinational contribution to teach explosive disposal to Ukrainian soldiers. Ukrainian drivers, medical personnel, and shooting specialists are also being trained in Norway. These exercises will be held in several rounds throughout 2023. In addition, the country contributes to the training of the Ukrainian military in the United Kingdom.

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