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Defence Minister: New batch of Leopard 2A7 tanks arrive

A new batch of Leopard 2A7 battle tanks arrived at the army base at Tata, in northern Hungary, on Wednesday morning, the defence minister said, adding that the tanks "will serve the protection of the Hungarian people".

“Hungary’s military reform is going ahead at full speed with top-notch vehicles continuing to arrive,” Kristof Szalay-Bobrovniczky said on Facebook.

According to the military portal, three Leopard 2A7HU tanks were delivered on Wednesday to Tata in addition to the five already put in service at the base there. Hungary has procured altogether 44 Leopard tanks to be delivered by 2028.

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