First Leopard 2 Tank From Canada On Its Way to Ukraine, Defense Minister Says
Canada’s Defense Minister said the country has sent its first Leopard 2 tank to Ukraine, in footage posted on February 4.
Anita Anand said a Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft departed Halifax carrying the first Leopard 2 main battle tank that Canada is sending to the conflict, alongside NATO allies that include the US, Germany, and Poland.
“Canada stands with the people of Ukraine. We’ll continue to provide Ukraine’s Armed Forces with the equipment that they need to win,” the minister said.
Canada has pledged to supply Ukraine with four Leopard 2 main battle tanks. Credit: Anita Anand via Storyful