Ukraine finally received the coveted Abrams Tanks last week.

In a significant development that promises to enhance Ukraine’s capabilities in its ongoing counter-offensive against Russian forces, President Volodymyr Zelensky announced on September 25 that it had successfully received the first batch of American-manufactured Abrams tanks. This unexpected early delivery ensures their prompt availability for deployment in Kyiv’s ongoing efforts to push back Russian encroachment.

Initial Estimates and Shifting Delivery Timeline

The arrival of these formidable armored vehicles months ahead of the initially projected timeline is a testament to the commitment of Ukraine’s Western allies to support its defense.

President Zelensky expressed his gratitude via Telegram, stating: