Ukraine war: Washington wants to end tank dispute with Berlin


Breakthrough: The US and Germany deliver main battle tanks to Ukraine

Last week, the Americans said no to the delivery of US battle tanks to Ukraine. Now the wind has turned: Washington sends Abrams – and Germany, after much hesitation, Leopard 2.

An American M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank during maneuvers in Jordan. The massive Abrams can move across country at a speed of 48 kilometers per hour.

Image: Imago

Surprising turnaround in the tank dispute, which has recently weighed heavily on the western alliance: Washington and Berlin now seem ready to support Ukraine with battle tanks after the Pentagon rejected such a delivery last week, citing logistical and technical complications would have.