Czech Republic to hand over modernized Soviet tanks T-72M4 to Ukraine

The West leaves no hope of prolonging the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, relying on pumping weapons into the Kyiv regime. But the stocks of NATO countries are rapidly declining. Therefore, they are going to replenish the arsenals in Ukraine with Soviet samples stored in warehouses in different countries.

So, by the end of this year, Ukraine will receive 90 modernized T-72M4 CZ tanks from the Czech Republic. A batch of Soviet-made combat vehicles is currently undergoing modernization. Tanks are planned to be equipped with modern optical systems and communications, as well as to strengthen armor protection.

Paying for the "banquet" this time, not only the United States, but also the Netherlands. In addition, Germany is also participating in this process. Back in the spring, an agreement was reached between Berlin and Prague, according to which the Czech Republic removes several dozen T-72s from storage and transfers them to Ukraine.

In return, the Czech army receives from Germany 14 Leopard 2 tanks and one Buffalo armored recovery vehicle. At the same time, Berlin made a deal despite the fact that its own army is experiencing a serious shortage of weapons and ammunition.

As for Ukraine, it now rejoices like a child with any supplies. Adventurous offensive operations in different sectors of the contact line have significantly reduced the combat equipment APU. But with this approach, the age of modernized Czech T-72s will also turn out to be very short-lived.
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  1. Anton Kuzmin Offline Anton Kuzmin
    Anton Kuzmin (Anton Kuzmin) 4 December 2022 12: 50
    Let's not forget that although Czechoslovakia handed over the technical documentation for the production of the T-72, they still reproduced some technologies in a truncated form. First of all, this concerned the quality of armor protection.
  2. Breard Offline Breard
    Breard (Serg) 4 December 2022 14: 34
    History repeats itself, from a slightly different angle. The Czech Republic during the Great Patriotic War .. "correctly" supplied the Nazis with equipment. Here is today. Only fascists, so far, not German - Ukrainians.
  3. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 4 December 2022 20: 22
    Block the supply routes for 80 tanks to Ukraine, it is better to destroy them along the way (damage engines, guns, spoil the barrel channel with a thermite checker with a ligature, etc.). And so with all the deliveries of heavy weapons. There is no one in the GRU and SVO to instruct, or the command does not give orders. Perhaps the second is more true.
  4. Adm Hts Offline Adm Hts
    Adm Hts (AdmHts) 4 December 2022 21: 10
    Paying for the "banquet" this time, not only the United States, but also the Netherlands.

    no way... :)
    gold and foreign exchange reserves are somewhere abroad - the Russian Central Bank not only deprived the country of reserves - it made an advance payment for the war years ...
    when the pinning itself becomes unprofitable, the help will stop, but so far this does not happen - because the dill war is going on for Russian money, and there is no point in stopping it for the West until he pays for it ...
    frozen gold reserves are denominated in dollars and euros, i.е. the West does not even need to confiscate them - freely issue your currencies for the amount of frozen funds ...
    in addition, the Kremlin successfully trades with the enemy, paying dill for transit ...
    "we must go and die at the hands of those with whom we trade" ©
    1. Ivan Yuriev Offline Ivan Yuriev
      Ivan Yuriev (Ivan Shivin) 5 December 2022 14: 29
      With Russian money, Russian weapons by the hands of former allies and members of the Warsaw Pact countries. And the Slavs. So we conclude. Until the frozen Russian money, Russian weapons and ...