American super tanks appeared near Avdiivka after Ukraine withdrew its troops 0

American super tanks appeared near Avdiivka after Ukraine withdrew its troops

(Dan Tri) – Ukraine received 31 US-made Abrams tanks a few months ago, but only recently did this super tank appear near Avdiivka, Eastern Ukraine.

US-made M1 Abrams main battle tank (Illustration: Creative).

Igor Kimakovsky, advisor to the person authorized by Russia to control Donetsk, said that Russian forces for the first time discovered M1 Abrams main battle tanks produced by the US and aided to Ukraine appearing on the Donbass front, specifically

Also in a video released by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense on February 23, an Abrams tank of the 47th Mechanized Brigade moved on snowy terrain and then opened fire on Russian positions.

This is the first time Abrams tanks have appeared on the Ukrainian battlefield since the country received them from the US last year.

Abrams tanks possess a 120mm gun, a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun and a 12.7mm gun.

Besides the appearance of Abrams, Mr. Kimakovsky also noted that the Ukrainian military is actively using drones near Avdiivka.

At the end of January 2023, US President Joe Biden announced that Washington would provide Kiev with 31 M1 Abrams tanks, enough to equip an armored battalion.

Since then, however, these tanks have been notably absent from the battlefield, and some Western experts say Kiev may have kept them in reserve for a major attack later, or may have

Mr. Zelensky commented in November 2023: `I hope there will be more deliveries, but I cannot confirm that they are playing an important role on the battlefield. The quantity is too small.`

Ukraine is facing a series of defeats on the battlefield and is struggling for more aid from Western allies.

In a recent interview, Mr. Zelensky warned that millions of Ukrainians could die because of the war with Russia if lawmakers did not pass President Joe’s $60 billion aid bill.

Responding to the statement of US Senator J.D.

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