Germany, Netherlands to donate 12 PzH 2000 howitzers to Ukraine

Germany, Netherlands to donate 12 PzH 2000 howitzers to Ukraine

Germany and the Netherlands will donate 12 Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine.

According to Ukrinform, the German Embassy in Ukraine said this on Twitter.

"News from the German Ministry of Defense regarding support for Ukraine: the training of Ukrainian soldiers on Panzerhaubitze 2000s has been completed. The transfer of seven weapons systems to Ukraine has begun," the statement said.

The embassy added that Germany and the Netherlands would supply Ukraine with 12 howitzers.

On June 21, Ukraine's Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said that Ukraine had received the first Panzerhaubitze 2000 howitzers from Germany.

Photo credit: Oleksii Reznikov, Facebook

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