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Special vehicles, drones and weapons: Germany’s new aid package for Ukraine

28 March, 2024 Thursday
19:00

Germany has provided another military aid package to Ukraine, which includes a variety of special equipment, weapons, drones and equipment

The press service of the German government reported the information.

The new package includes 5 Warthog tracked repair and recovery vehicles and 9 Warthog tracked command all-terrain vehicles, 6 WISENT 1 demining vehicles and 2 BEAVER bridge-laying tanks, Bergepanzer 2 and 2A1 Dachs engineering BEMs, 9 mine ploughs and 3 border protection vehicles, as well as 6 Mercedes-Benz Zetros fuel trucks.

In addition, the Ukrainian army will receive 14 Vector reconnaissance UAVs, 30 RQ-35 Heidrun reconnaissance UAVs and 5 drone jammers, 180 RF 360 field drone detection systems, a SATCOM surveillance system and 330 infrared cameras.

The package includes ammunition for Leopard 2A6 tanks and 18,000 rounds of 155 mm ammunition, 24,000 rounds of 40 mm ammunition, 2,056 RGW90 Matador grenade launchers and 70 GMG grenade launchers.

Other items in the package consist of 3,000 camouflage nets, 2,000 ponchos, and 2 emergency power generators. 

Furthermore, missiles for Patriot air defense systems, as well as 20 Marder armored combat vehicles and other equipment, are being prepared for delivery.

  • On March 27, the German Defense Ministry announced that Germany plans to supply 10,000 pieces of artillery ammunition from the Bundeswehr's arsenals to Ukraine.

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