The Real Impact of Western-Supplied Arms to Ukraine
LINE BOTTOM LINE: ONE Germany’s important decision supplying the Leopard II main battle tank to Ukraine and allowing other armies equipped with the Leopard to do the same means that powerful battlefield vehicles will have an impact in the fiercest conflict zones. . As part of the deal, the Biden Administration also overcame initial reluctance and announced that the United States would also supply some Abrams tanks to Kiev.
BIG QUESTIONS: Will the battle tanks arrive quickly enough to have an impact in the face of an expected Russian attack, and whether Ukraine can use these weapons and Western systems other to lead their own battlefield initiatives?
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