Ukraine to receive first batch of German Gepard anti-aircraft tanks in July – Spiegel

Ukraine to receive first batch of German Gepard anti-aircraft tanks in July – Spiegel

Ukraine will receive 15 German Gepard anti-aircraft tanks already in July.

This is the result of a conversation between German Minister of Defense Christine Lambrecht and Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov, Ukrinform reports with reference to and the German Federal Ministry of Defense.

The aid package also includes Bundeswehr training, the supply of almost 60,000 munitions, and another 15 tanks in the summer.

"Today I spoke with my Ukrainian counterpart Reznikov, and he once again directly confirmed that Ukraine would like to receive Gepard anti-aircraft tanks from Germany as soon as possible, along with 59,000 rounds of ammunition," Lambrecht said.

Earlier it became known that Germany sent a new batch of antitank grenade launchers and mines to Ukraine.

Photo credit: Maurizio Gambarini / dpa


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