“Starting to put on ATACMS suits”: how Ukrainians react to Germany's decision on Leopard 2


On Wednesday, January 25, Germany officially announced that it would transfer Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. Ukrainians reacted to This news is a portion of memes.

The German government on Wednesday decided to provide the Ukrainian armed forces with Leopard-2 main battle tanks. Channel 24 collected a selection of Ukrainian memes on this topic .

How the network reacts to the German decision

The leopard is back in fashion, and you can see a lot of posts on the net related to coloring. However, this is no longer about trends, but about Leopard 2 tanks.

In particular, a real leopard boom began in social networks under the hashtag #freetheleopards. This flash mob brought together Europeans and Ukrainians calling for Leopard tanks to be provided to the Armed Forces of Ukraine to fight the Russian invaders.

After it became known about Germany's decision to provide tanks to Ukraine, the network erupted with new memes. Of course, there were leopards.

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Funny reaction of Ukrainians/Screenshot

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Ukrainians also joke that the first Leopards from Germany have already arrived in Ukraine.

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“The first “Leopards””/Screenshot

Also, the network is already preparing for a new flash mob. This time they will refer to ATACMS missiles and F-16 fighters.

It looks like a new flash mob is coming/Screenshot

By the way. ATACMS is an American ground-to-ground tactical ballistic missile. These missiles have the function of firing at a distance of up to 300 km. However, a lot here also depends on the modification, of which there are as many as five in the USA.

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Curious. The F-16 Fighting Falcon is an American multi-purpose light Lockheed Martin's fourth generation fighter. With its versatility and relatively low cost, the F-16 is considered the most massive fourth-generation fighter in the world. agreed on the transfer of a company of Leopard 2 tanks (14 tanks) to Ukraine and allowed re-export to other countries.

  • The German government said that Berlin's goal is to quickly raise two tank battalions with Leopard 2 tanks for Ukraine.
  • Training for the Ukrainian crew should begin soon, the press service notes.
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