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Germany to increase military aid package to Ukraine, adding 6 Gepard anti-air tanks and more ammunition

Flakpanzer Gepard self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG). File photo: Flickr/Gunfire Museum Brasschaat Belgien
Germany to increase military aid package to Ukraine, adding 6 Gepard anti-air tanks and more ammunition

According to the updated list of German military aid for Ukraine, Germany will send additional military equipment to Ukraine, including more Gepard anti-air systems, equipment for the IRIS-T SLM air defense system, ammunition, and other supplies.

The updated items on the list include:

  • 6 Gepard anti-air tanks (34 more were previously sent)
  • 3,230 155mm projectiles (24,000 were previously sent)
  • 1,184 rounds of 155-mm smoke ammunition
  • 1 bridge for a Beaver armored vehicle-launched bridge (4 were previously sent)
  • 1 Beaver armored vehicle-launched bridge (9 were previously sent)
  • 5 border protection vehicles (154 were previously sent)
  • 10 laser aiming devices for IRIS-T SLM
  • 1 8×8 HX81 truck tractor (31 were previously sent)
  • 4 semi-trailers (23 were previously sent)
  • 24,192 rounds of 40mm ammunition (83,520 were previously sent)
  • 2 spare part packages for Vector drones
  • 10 fire control units for IRIS-T SLM

Part of the deliveries will come from industrial stocks financed by German funds. The remainder require modernization or are still in production, the German government added.

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