Colombia—Abrams Tanks Sought From U.S.

Defense News | 05/13/2022

The Colombian government has inquired about purchasing used tanks from the U.S., reports Defense News. In March, President Joe Biden announced that Colombia would be granted major non-NATO ally status. With the new status in the works, the military has asked about procuring secondhand M1A2 Abrams tanks. The Colombian army does not operate main battle tanks. Its heaviest combat platform is the Brazilian EE-9 Cascavel, a six-wheel armored vehicle armed with a 90-mm cannon. The service...

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