Greece to recieve 400 M1A1 Abrams tanks from the US......

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  1. The U.S. approved to grant 400 M1A1 Abrams to Greece | Defence news from Greece and Cyprus

  2. jim24

    jim24 Book Reviewer

    F@ck off the Greeks couldn't afford to fill the things up
  3. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    I would still bet on the Turks
  4. America stimulating its economy again, on top of the recent multi billion arms deal with Taiwan.

    Nice girls in Taiwan.
  5. I understand the Eurozone is paying for these luxuries with debt, well the Greeks cannot afford them can there !
  6. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    It is the new EU approved Greek tax collection agencies company car fleet.
  7. Is it to fight the boxheads with when they come to ask for the money back?
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  8. Hmmm.. Possibly the Germans will help as they might want the Greek govt to use them to keep their lefty protestors in order ala Syria, thus ensuring the Greeks pay back some of their massive debts!
  9. Ring of steel around their Paliament Building?

    Problem is, if they keep cutting the Hellenic Army's pensions the guns might be facing inwards.
  10. given that there seems to be growing disquiet in boxhead land about being the euros suger daddy,the timing of this is great
  11. Is there not a law set in stone, The Heer can legally operate inside any NATO Country.
  12. Talking to a couple of Greek lad's over on milphotos, these are to replace a shed load (1000+) soon to be retired M48's, Leopard 1's etc and the main concern is DRUM ROLL.....Turkey.
  13. So Britain, a rich country, scraps all its tanks so we can have money to spare so we can help bail out the utterly bankrupt Greek economy who are using the money we save by scrapping all our tanks to bail them out to buy themselves 400 gucchi new tanks…

    Makes perfect sense!
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  14. Why give tanks to the Greeks if they are scared of Turkey?

    All that means is that when/if the Turks invade Greece within a couple of days they will be the proud owners of 400 new tanks as the Greeks do what they always do: run away and bum each other and then blame someone else.

    How many tanks does Britain have?
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  15. Last count 7.
    And 3 of those are at Bovvy.