Germany will give Ukraine 16 tanks to build crossings

19:28 29 July Kyiv, Ukraine

The German Ministry of Defense has 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 obstacles and difficult terrain by troops, 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 withstand heavy armored vehicles.