US to send M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

by 24USATVJan. 26, 2023, 1:50 a.m. 14
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The Biden administration announced plans to send 31 M1 Abrams tanks to assist Ukraine in fending off Russian attacks. The tanks are full-tracked, low-profile, land combat assault weapons, according to the Pentagon. The 120-millimeter main gun and special armor make the Abrams tank particularly lethal against heavy armor forces, the military added. "The Abrams tanks are the most capable tanks in the world. They’re also extremely complex to operate and maintain, so we’re also giving Ukraine the parts and equipment necessary to effectively sustain these tanks on the battlefield," President Joe Biden said on Wednesday. READ MORE: https://www.turnto23.com/news/national/russia-ukraine-conflict/us-to-send-m1-abrams-tanks-to-ukraine

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