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Germany provides Ukraine with new aid package containing ammunition and drones

Friday, 8 December 2023, 16:30

The German government has pledged another military aid package to Ukraine, which includes ammunition and reconnaissance drones.

Source: European Pravda, citing the German government’s press service

Details: The new package includes the following:

  • 26,000 155-mm artillery rounds
  • 1 LUNA NG reconnaissance system
  • 10 VECTOR reconnaissance drones with spare parts
  • 6 border patrol vehicles
  • 8 Zetros trucks
  • 100,000 first aid kits and medical supplies
  • 70 40-mm automatic grenade launchers

Background: During his visit to Kyiv, German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius announced a new military aid package worth €1.3 billion. The package includes, among other things, four additional IRIS-T-SLM air defence systems, as well as 20,000 155-mm artillery rounds and anti-tank weapons.

Pistorius recently rejected accusations that Germany is sending insufficient assistance to Ukraine, which is defending itself against Russia.

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