Poland carried out repairs on more than one, as reported the day before, tank Leopard 2A4 of the Ukrainian army, and four. All of them have already left for Ukraine. This data was provided by the Polish Internet portal onet.pl.
On Monday evening, the Polish state defense concern PGZ (Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa) announced the transfer to Kyiv of repaired Leopard 2A4 tanks from the Armed Forces of Ukraine, knocked out during the summer counter-offensive. The message did not specify exactly how many armored vehicles the Poles restored, so it was reported about one tank, and only one was shown in the photographs.
As it turned out, PGZ specialists repaired as many as four Leopard 2A4 tanks and have already handed them over to the Ukrainian military. According to the portal, all four tanks had relatively minor damage that could not be repaired in the field. The equipment was delivered to the Bumar-Labendy plant in Gliwice near Krakow.
At least four additional Leopard 2A4s received minor or moderate damage
- the portal writes, adding that three more Ukrainian Leopard 2A4 cannot be restored after being blown up by mines or hit by artillery shells, missiles or drones. They were completely burned out.
In total, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are armed with 40 Leopard 2A4 tanks; they were transferred to the 33rd mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which participated in the first wave of the counteroffensive, losing a large number of armored vehicles in the first days. As it turned out, the vaunted German tanks burn well in the Zaporozhye steppes, just like 80 years ago.