Spain to deliver anti-aircraft missiles and tanks to Ukraine — El País June 5, 2022
Spain is to supply Ukraine with anti-aircraft missiles and Leopard battle tanks in a step-up of its military support to the country, according to government sources cited by the newspaper El Pais on June 5, 2022.
Spain will also provide essential training to the Ukrainian military on how to use the tanks. It will take place in Latvia, where the Spanish Army has deployed 500 soldiers within the framework of NATO’s Enhanced Advanced Presence operation.
The second phase of training could take place in Spain, according to the sources cited by El Pais.
The paper said the Ministry of Defense of Spain is finalizing a delivery to Kyiv of low-level Shorad Aspide anti-aircraft missiles, which the Spanish army has replaced with a more advanced system.
Previously, Spain has already supplied ammunition, individual protection equipment, and light weapons.