Ukraine’s army receives PT-91 Twardy tanks from Poland, says President’s Office

25 July, 05:25 PM
Yermak did not specify exactly how many units of equipment were received (Photo:Broń Pancerna/flickr.com)

Yermak did not specify exactly how many units of equipment were received (Photo:Broń Pancerna/flickr.com)

The Ukrainian military has received a number of PT-91 Twardy tanks that had been promised by Poland, presidential chief-of-staff Andriy Yermak announced on Telegram on July 25.

Yermak did not specify exactly how many units of equipment were received.

Previously, Poland supplied over 200 Soviet T-72 tanks as military aid to Ukraine’s Armed Forces.

The PT-91 Twardy is was developed from the T-72M1. Its main innovations, compared to the original, are the new Drawa fire control system and Erawa reactive armor.

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Twardy tanks were produced from 1995 to 2002. During this time, 232 tanks were manufactured.

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