Used Abrams tanks have already arrived in Poland for training purposes, according to Minister of Defence Mariusz Błaszczak.
An agreement has been reached that will allow Poland to purchase 116 used Abrams tanks from the United States, the country’s deputy PM and defence minister has told the IAR news agency.
Poland will buy more American-made arms, the Polish defence minister said on Thursday in Washington after talks with US defence-industry representatives.
The Polish defence minister and his US equivalent have discussed speeding up the delivery of US defence equipment to Poland.
Poland has signed a contract for the purchase of 250 Abrams M1A2 SEPv3 tanks from the United States.
Poland seeks faster supplies of US military equipment, Polish President Andrzej Duda has said after his meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden.
The US Congress has approved the sale to Poland of 250 Abrams tanks, Poland's defence minister announced on Saturday morning.
President Andrzej Duda met on Friday in Warsaw with visiting US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin for talks on enhancing bilateral cooperation in security amid Russia's actions jeopardising peace in Central and Eastern Europe.
The US State Department has approved the sale to Poland of 250 Abrams M1A2 SEPv3 tanks, the vehicle's latest version, Poland's defence minister announced on Friday.