The Ministry of Defense of Finland explained the reason for the appearance of Leopard tanks in the vicinity of Helsinki

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The Ministry of Defense of Finland explained the reason for the appearance of Leopard tanks in the vicinity of Helsinki

The Ministry of Defense of Finland hastened to reassure users of Finnish social networks who are discussing information about the appearance of car platforms near the capital of the country, Helsinki, with tanks Leopard. The military department of the country claims that combat vehicles are being transported to participate in the exercises of the ground forces, which will be held in southern Finland, in the vicinity of the city of Hanko.

Earlier, social media users began to speculate about the three vehicle platforms with Leopard tanks. The technique was seen on the road near Helsinki by local residents. They decided that the tanks were being transported in order to be sent to Ukraine.



Finnish Defense Ministry spokeswoman Mary Leppänen told the newspaper Ilta-Lehti that military exercises near Hanko are traditional. The land forces of the country are involved in them, as well as the naval forces are involved. Therefore, there is nothing surprising in the transportation of armored vehicles on Finnish roads.

Recall that Finland agreed to transfer German-made Leopard tanks to Ukraine, which are in service with its ground forces. This was stated by the Minister of Defense of the country Mikko Savola.

According to open sources, the Finnish armed forces currently have 139 Leopard 2A4 tanks and 100 German-made Leopard 2A6 tanks. How many tanks Helsinki is going to supply to Ukraine has not yet been reported. But the Ukrainian press already notes that Kyiv is waiting for the decision of the Finnish side on the supply of tanks.
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  1. 0
    January 25 2023
    The Ministry of Defense of Finland explained the reason for the appearance of Leopard tanks in the vicinity of Helsinki
    Leopards dug up as many as 3 pieces for the APU. recourse Not today, but tomorrow?...
    1. +3
      January 25 2023
      Quote: Mavrikiy
      The Ministry of Defense of Finland explained the reason for the appearance of Leopard tanks in the vicinity of Helsinki
      Leopards dug up as many as 3 pieces for the APU. recourse Not today, but tomorrow?...

      I think the company complex (14 cars) will be delivered.
      1. -2
        January 25 2023
        Quote: Aaron Zawi
        Quote: Mavrikiy
        The Ministry of Defense of Finland explained the reason for the appearance of Leopard tanks in the vicinity of Helsinki
        Leopards dug up as many as 3 pieces for the APU. recourse Not today, but tomorrow?...

        I think a company set (14 vehicles) will be delivered.

        Now they will conduct exercises, after which they will say that all the Leopards are broken, they need to be repaired ...
        On you, baby, 20 kopecks - buy yourself an ice cream ...

        They give you something that means nothing.
        1. +1
          January 25 2023
          Quote: Zoldat_A

          They give you something that means nothing.

          Rota is not so small. "With the world by thread, naked shirt."
          1. 0
            January 25 2023
            Quote: Aaron Zawi
            Quote: Zoldat_A

            They give you something that means nothing.

            Rota is not so small. "With the world by thread, naked shirt."


            In this case, embroidery.
          2. -1
            January 26 2023
            Boys, what do you want from the Finns, these hot guys decided to scare us.
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    2. +2
      January 25 2023
      Quote: Mavrikiy
      The Ministry of Defense of Finland explained the reason for the appearance of Leopard tanks in the vicinity of Helsinki
      Leopards dug up as many as 3 pieces for the APU. recourse Not today, but tomorrow?...


      Well, something like this.
      At the moment, nine countries have announced the supply of tanks to Ukraine: Germany, Poland, Finland, Norway, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, the UK and the USA. Germany is going to supply the largest number of tanks: its representatives announced their readiness to transfer 14 Leopard 2A6 tanks, in addition, Rheinmetall is ready to provide another 139 vehicles. In second place is Spain, which announced its readiness to transfer 40 German tanks. Poland and the Netherlands are going to send 14 vehicles to Ukraine each, Finland will give 10 tanks, and Norway 8. Portugal announced its readiness to transfer 4 tanks. The United States and Great Britain stand apart, since they are going to transfer not German vehicles, but tanks of their own production - M1 Abrams and Challenger-2, respectively. The United States is going to transfer from 30 to 50 Abrams, Great Britain - 14 Challengers.


      . In total, Ukraine can receive about 300 tanks (depending on how many the US supplies). There is only one problem: the first deliveries will not begin until spring, and the Abrams, according to the American press, may appear on Ukrainian territory in 2024. Perhaps this is due to the exorbitant cost of these machines.


      . "Leopards" were used in Iraq and Syria, where they proved themselves well, although numerous photos of vehicles blown up with the help of Soviet anti-tank systems raised doubts about their durability.

      https://rueconomics.ru/23863739-_zolotie_tanki_vo_chto_oboidetsya_zapadu_postavka_m1_abrams_i_leopard_ukraine

      Abrams are not available, but new ones seem to be promised in 2024. So for now, not 300, but 250 Leopard tanks will be delivered in 2023.
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  2. +5
    January 25 2023
    The military department of the country claims that combat vehicles are being transported to participate in the exercises of the ground forces, which will be held in southern Finland, in the vicinity of the city of Hanko.

    In vain, the USSR in 1947 renounced its rights to lease the Hanko Peninsula.
    1. +1
      January 25 2023
      Gorby or the drunk Borya would have given anyway.
      1. -2
        January 25 2023
        Quote: Jager
        Gorby or the drunk Borya would have given anyway.

        Can you remind me who gave Kamran and Lourdes, Gorby or Borka? feel
        And besides them, there were givers.
    2. +3
      January 25 2023
      Quote: tihonmarine
      In vain, the USSR in 1947 renounced its rights to lease the Hanko Peninsula.

      In vain Zhukov was stopped in 1945 - it was necessary to drive the Americans to the English Channel.
      1. 0
        January 25 2023
        Quote: ROSS 42

        In vain Zhukov was stopped in 1945 - it was necessary to drive the Americans to the English Channel.

        A beautiful legend.
      2. +2
        January 26 2023
        Quote: ROSS 42
        In vain Zhukov was stopped in 1945 - it was necessary to drive the Americans to the English Channel.

        Then you might not be born...
      3. Zug
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        January 26 2023
        Khila would be enough? To drive to the English channel?
  3. +1
    January 25 2023
    Your head will hurt ... Everything is in different languages, the modifications are also different, adaptation to the needs of a particular theater.
    1. 0
      January 26 2023
      Quote: Ezekiel 25-17
      Your head will hurt ... Everything is in different languages, the modifications are also different, adaptation to the needs of a particular theater.

      There is nothing to hurt there, since they are going to sit down in the bait. Disposable carriages...
  4. 0
    January 25 2023
    Yesterday we got so drunk that it seemed that three poplars drove past us and Helsinki was written on one, maybe it seemed? But we drove between them, we didn’t even scratch Niva. Shall we discuss? drinks
    1. 0
      January 26 2023
      Quote: tralflot1832
      Yesterday we got so drunk that it seemed that three poplars drove past us and Helsinki was written on one, maybe it seemed? But we drove between them, we didn’t even scratch Niva. Shall we discuss? drinks

      I've decided to tie up, the result: temperature, chills, aches. In vain I started this ... sad
  5. +1
    January 25 2023
    the Finns, too, maybe they will offer tanks to Ukraine, but they need to join NATO sooner even without Sweden ...
    1. 0
      January 26 2023
      Quote: Alexander Ivanov_11
      the Finns, too, maybe they will offer tanks to Ukraine, but they need to join NATO sooner even without Sweden ...

      At dates, it seems, someone also spoiled with the Koran? In this case, amanang to them and not Nata ... Or the Turks will be thrown overboard ...
  6. +1
    January 25 2023
    The Ministry of Defense of Finland explained the reason for the appearance of Leopard tanks in the vicinity of Helsinki
    . A lot of chatter about military supplies to the Kukuevsky ...
    Just accept the obvious, they will be given the impor- tant technique, in the end ... prepare properly and smash everyone and everything, without mercy.
  7. -1
    January 25 2023
    They chose the right place, Finns! Correctly! Always remember Hanko - an inextinguishable evidence and symbol of the heroism of Russian soldiers!
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