Germany hands Ukraine three more Gepard self-propelled air defence systems to destroy Russian and Iranian drones

By: Maksim Panasovskyi | 16.02.2024, 16:51
Germany hands Ukraine three more Gepard self-propelled air defence systems to destroy Russian and Iranian drones

Germany has announced a new military aid package for Ukraine. The website of the German government has updated the list of vehicles, equipment and ammunition that have already been transferred to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

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According to the new information, Germany has sent three more Gepard anti-aircraft tanks to Ukraine. The total number of self-propelled anti-aircraft systems has already increased to 49 units. Gepard are equipped with two 35 mm cannons, which allow them to effectively cope with Russian and Iranian drones.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine received almost 4000 ammunition of 155 mm calibre, 20 RQ-35 HEIDRUN and VECTOR drones each, and a Biber tank bridge carrier. Germany also handed over three MAN HX8 tractors and 12 vehicles for Ukrainian border guards.

Source: Die Bundesregierung