Ukraine needs 1,000 howitzers, 500 tanks and more to end the war – Podolyak

Ukraine needs 1,000 howitzers, 500 tanks and more to end the war – Podolyak

Ukraine needs 1,000 howitzers, 500 tanks, 300 multiple launch rocket systems and 2,000 armored vehicles to achieve heavy weapons parity with the Russian Federation and liberate Ukrainian territories from Russian invaders.

The relevant statement was made by Advisor to the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Mykhailo Podolyak on Twitter, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“Being straightforward – to end the war we need heavy weapons parity: 1,000 howitzers caliber 155 mm; 300 MLRS; 500 tanks; 2,000 armored vehicles; 1,000 drones. Contact Group of Defense Ministers meeting is held in Brussels on June 15. We are waiting for a decision,” Podolyak wrote.

A reminder that a third meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group headed by U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will take place on June 15, 2022.

Photo: Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


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