Germany promises Ukraine tanks to create crossings

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Germany promises Ukraine tanks to build crossings

building bridges and overcoming water obstacles and difficult terrain by troops, when the width of the required crossing does not exceed 20 meters.

The German Ministry of Defense decided to transfer 16 tanks to Ukraine to build crossings. This was reported by the press service of the ministry.

“In order to further support the ground forces of Ukraine, Minister Lambrecht decided to transfer a batch of 16 tanks to build Biber bridges. They can be used to overcome water and other obstacles on the battlefield” , – the message says.

It is reported that such tanks are used to quickly create bridges and overcome water barriers and difficult terrain, when the width of the required crossing does not exceed 20 meters. Each of the elements for the bridge has a length of about 11 meters and a width of four meters. Such a bridge can support heavy armored vehicles.

Previously reported, that the government of the Federal Republic of Germany has tacitly agreed to the sale of 100 Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine.

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