The IRIS-T air defense system received from Germany is already operating in the south of Ukraine
By: Elena Shcherban | 15.10.2022, 10:14
Ukraine has finally received a modern IRIS-T air defense system from Germany. And it is already operating in the south of the country.
Here's What We Know
Yuriy Ignat, the speaker of the Air Force of the AFU, told about it in the air of the unified telemarathon news: "IRIS is not yet in the world, Germany supplies it first to Ukraine. And this system is already working in the Armed Forces somewhere in the south. IRIS-T is a good system. It is not a long-range system, but it is very promising, and it can work in the same information field as other systems like NASAMS or Patriot.
Air Systems also expects other systems that Germany plans to supply, as well as NASAMS complexes.
Source: Ukrainska Pravda
- Spain will transfer four Hawk air defense systems to Ukraine; they can hit planes, helicopters and missiles at a distance of up to 50 km
- Not only LRU and Caesar air defense guns: France will give Ukraine Crotale air defense systems, they can intercept missiles and planes
- Not just HIMARS: Ukraine received an advanced IRIS-T air defense system, costing 140,000,000 euros