Ukraine received six more Gepard self-propelled guns from Germany

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Peter Kavinsky

Germany handed over 6 Gepard self-propelled anti-aircraft guns to Ukraine.

This follows from the updated list on the website of the Federal Government of Germany, reports Ukrinform.

About 6000 anti-aircraft ammunition goes to the self-propelled guns. Also, 3,000 grenades with a caliber of 155 mm were handed over.

For example, Ukraine’s armed forces are already armed with 30 Gepard self-propelled anti-aircraft guns.

5 Panzerhaubitzen 2000 self-propelled guns are readied for transfer; MARS II multiple launcher system with ammunition; 50 Dingo armored vehicles and a “winter pack” (thermal clothing, generator sets, tents and food rations, etc.).

The day before The Bundestag discussed the issue of supplying heavy weapons to Ukraineincluding Leopard battle tanks and Marder infantry fighting vehicles, but the vote did not take place, the matter was referred to the appropriate committee.

Also read: German weapons help Ukrainians in counter-offensive – Scholz

At the same time, on September 21, the defense ministers of Germany and Slovenia agreed a “ring exchange”, according to which Slovenia is expected to supply 28 Soviet-designed M-55S battle tanks to Ukraine in exchange for modern German military trucks from industrial warehouses. Similar arrangements already exist with the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Greece.

Germany is currently Ukraine’s largest arms supplier to the EU and third in the world after the US and UK. As of September 19, more than EUR 733,634,486 in military aid has been provided.

Peter Kavinsky

Peter Kavinsky is the Executive Editor at cablefreetv.org

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