US tanks ‘absolutely on the table’ for Ukraine – Pentagon

US tanks ‘absolutely on the table’ for Ukraine – Pentagon

Newsdesk |
September 20, 2022

The United States may provide “NATO compatible” tanks to the Ukrainian military to replace aging Soviet-era gear, a senior Pentagon official said, as Kiev continues to urge for a steady stream of Western arms amid fierce fighting with Russian troops.

New Delhi, 20 September 2022

As per news report of, speaking to reporters at an anonymous briefing on Monday, the defense staffer was asked whether the White House was considering heavy armor in future aid packages to Ukraine, noting that Ukrainian lawmakers recently visited the US capital to specifically push for tanks. “Tanks are absolutely on the table along with other areas,” the official said, noting that while Ukrainian troops are more familiar with “Soviet type tanks,” the Pentagon recognizes “that there will be a day when they may want to transition and may need to transition to NATO compatible models.”

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