The first six Leopard 2 6A4 battle tanks, which represent the first shipment from Spain to Ukraine, have left this Friday from Santander and lthey will arrive at their destination after five or six days of navigationas reported this Saturday by the Defense Minister, Margarita Robles.
Speaking to the media after attending a PSOE political event in Coslada (Madrid), Robles confirmed the departure of six of the ten tanks promised to kyiv, along with twenty TOA heavy transport vehicles (Armored Caterpillar Transport)
The Leopards left on Monday by road to Santander from the facilities where were they repaired, in Alcalá de Guadaira (Seville). After its development, they participated in some maneuvers at the Cerro Muriano military base (Córdoba) to confirm that they were in perfect working order.
The six ‘Leopard’ 2A4s have been repaired and tuned up at the Santa Bárbara company factory in Alcalá de Guadaíra (Seville) and have undergone certification tests by the Army at Cerro Muriano, in Córdoba.
These are the first six ‘Leopard’ committed by the Government of Pedro Sánchez, but there are four other tanks that are already being rehabilitated to also join the Ukrainian Army in the coming weeks.