Tanks Get Hit, Repaired, Hit Again And Repaired Again. Ukraine’s Armor Is a Renewable Resource.

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“In the summer of 2022, Ukrainian tanks that had been destroyed on the battlefield, but recovered, were being repaired in Poland at a rate of 20 to 30 per month,” analyst Nick Reynolds wrote in a new study for the Royal United Services Institute in London. If that rate held for all 10 months of the war last year, the Ukrainians may have fixed up nearly 300 tanks—nearly every tank they “lost” that wasn’t captured by the Russians.