The Polish Army has received its first 14 M1A1 FEP Abrams tanks. This tank company will be received by the 1st Warsaw Armored Brigade of the 18th Mechanized Division.
In total, Poland purchased 116 refurbished and modified M1A1 FEP tanks and 250 new M1A2 SEPv3 tanks. In addition to the tanks, Poland will also receive M88A2 Hercules ARV recovery vehicles and M1074 Joint Assault Bridges armored military engineering vehicles for bridge deployment.
🇵🇱#Poland: The Polish Army took delivery of the first 14 M1A1 FEP Abrams. This company of tanks will be received by the 1st Warsaw Armoured Brigade, of the 18th Mechanized Division.
In total, Poland has purchased 116 of these refurbished and modified M1A1 FEPs and 250 new M1A2… pic.twitter.com/HOEnlEpn45
— 𝕻𝖗𝖆𝖎𝖘𝖊 𝕿𝖍𝖊 𝕾𝖙𝖊𝖕𝖍 (@praisethesteph) June 28, 2023
The M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams tank is an updated model of the M1 Abrams main battle tank used by the US Armed Forces. The M1A2 SEPv3 version is the latest platform upgrade for the M1A2 SEPv2 tank.
The M1A2 SEPv3 comes with a number of technological and tactical improvements to increase its combat effectiveness. These improvements include improvements to the crew’s electronics, weapons, armor, communication, vision and sensing capabilities.
Some of the notable features of the M1A2 SEPv3 tank include:
Improvements in the crew’s thermal and day vision system, which contribute to increased detection, tracking, and target targeting capabilities.
Upgraded smart missile system, adding better accuracy and shooting control capabilities.
Reinforced armor to better protect the crew and the armored personnel carrier against various threats, including anti-tank weapons.
Improvements in the tank’s unique communication system, allowing information and data to be exchanged between tanks and with other forces more effectively.
The M1A2 SEPv3 tank has advanced combat and battle control capabilities, allowing the US Armed Forces to deal with various combat challenges on the ground.