Germany sends Ukraine two types of ammunition for Gepards - embassy

Germany sends Ukraine two types of ammunition for Gepards - embassy

Germany supplies Ukraine with two tyeps of ammunition for Gepard anti-aircraft tanks – for hitting armored targets and aerial targets.

This was announced by the German Embassy in Ukraine on the X social network (formerly known as Twitter), reports Ukrinform.

"Two types of ammunition are delivered to Ukraine for Gepard self-propelled guns: 150,000 APDS-T (Armor-Piercing-Discarding-Sabot-Tracer) sub-caliber ammunition, which contain heavy metal penetrating elements and are well suited for combating armored targets. Also 150,000 pieces of munitions of the classic HEI-T (High-Explosive-Incendiary - Tracer) type, which was designed to hit typical air targets, such as aircraft or guided missiles," the diplomatic mission informed.

Read also: Ukraine to receive Gepards from partners to protect energy facilities - Zelensky

As reported, the German Ministry of Defense announced on September 5 the transfer to the Armed Forces of Ukraine of newly manufactured ammunition for an anti-aircraft self-propelled artillery system.

Photo: dpa

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