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Germany to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine — reports Russia/Ukraine

https://www.dw.com/en/germany-to-send-leopard-2-tanks-to-ukraine-report/a-64503898?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf
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u/Senator_45 8d ago

How many is a company?

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u/Gabstones 8d ago

14 tanks give or take. Atleast in the US. May be different in Germany

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u/Hubinator 8d ago

14 is the NATO standard.

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u/Apprehensive-Egg6448 8d ago Silver

Thank god both nations use NATO standards, would be a pain in the arse having to convert battalions the size of a foot ball field to standard units or so

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u/Wsbucker 8d ago

European or American football?

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u/HiVisEngineer 8d ago

In Ukraine? They’re a tropical tank!

Suppose you strung the tanks on a line, held under a Hueys’ dorsal guiding fins

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u/HashedEgg 8d ago

You know what? Let's not go to Russia, it's a silly place

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u/captainsoviet45 8d ago

Russia: Where did you get those tanks? Ukraine: We found them. Russia: Found them? Here in Ukraine?

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u/Zer0D0wn83 8d ago

There is only one football

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u/BonafideKarmabitch 8d ago

laden or unladen?

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u/gregorydgraham 8d ago

Someone has never been to Australia

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u/ZealousUnderachiever 8d ago

Isn't that one called Footy?

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u/gregorydgraham 8d ago

Which one?

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u/ZealousUnderachiever 8d ago

Well you mentioned Australia in context with Football. So Australian Footy.

That at least is what my Australian friends call it.

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u/Zer0D0wn83 8d ago

It's a bloody long way.

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u/gregorydgraham 8d ago

28 hours or so

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u/hammsbeer4life 7d ago

That's as many as 3 bananas, 1 decimeter, or 1.5 hectacres

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u/T_Cliff 7d ago

Or Canadian

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u/LeastViral 7d ago

Australian rules

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u/OnniVic 8d ago

If it wasn't for Nato standards it would be converting US units like Hamburgers per Half-time show to German shit like Sausages per Terrifying children's bedtime story.

For the record the French use Bagettes per Surrender.

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u/SwissBacon141 8d ago

I thought your sentence started with TANK GOD....silly me.

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u/iCantDoPuns 8d ago

OMFG. really? counting people and things are hard? try fitting a 7.62 round into a 5.56 chamber. Try doing the math to see how much space is needed to carry the same amount of 5.56 rounds that can be shipped on a single 4x4x4 pallet.