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Germany authorizes the sale of 255 Vulcan-guided artillery shells and other weapons to help Kyiv

In a bid to help Ukraine combat Russian aggression, Germany has authorized the sale of 255 “high-precision” 155mm Vulcan guided artillery shells to the war-torn nation. According to the German publication Welt am Sonntag, the exact day when the weapons will be transferred is still uncertain. Also, the German and Italian defense companies jointly produced “Vulcano”, which is considered “the most accurate artillery shell in the world”.

In addition to this, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced on Sunday the shipment of the COBRA counter-battery radar and the IRIS-T air defense system to Ukraine. Referring to the weapons, Scholz said they “will soon be” in Kyiv. According Next, He went on to say that Germany will continue to give Ukraine “what it needs to defend itself”.

Additionally, on August 11, German Chancellor Scholz offered significant financial and military support to Ukraine’s resistance against Russian forces. In his first summer press conference since taking office last year, Scholz said the conflict still required important decisions to help Ukraine fight for independence.

Germany’s military aid to Ukraine

Meanwhile, in July, the German government released a list of ammunition and weapons that were supplied and would be shipped to Ukraine. Stinger anti-aircraft missiles, anti-drone technology, artillery ammunition, as well as handguns are among the items on the list. According to a German government statement, funds from the government’s modernization plan and Bundeswehr inventories were used to obtain military equipment for Ukraine.

It is important to remember that Germany has supported Ukraine since Russia launched its offensive against Ukraine on February 24. Additionally, in retaliation for the invasion, Berlin imposed sanctions on Moscow. Finances for the modernization initiative have been increased to a total of 2 billion euros for 2022, according to the German government’s statement, in a bid to help Ukraine.

According to the media, 3,000 Panzerfaust 3 cartridges plus 900 grips, 14,900 anti-tank mines, 500 Stinger anti-aircraft missiles, 2,700 strela flying fists, 7 Panzerhaubitzen 2000 which include adaptation, training as well as spare parts, 21.8 million rounds of handgun ammunition and 50 bunker fists are among the weapons that Olaf Scholz’s government has delivered to Ukraine. Berlin also delivered 30 armored vehicles, 4 electronic anti-drone systems, 100,000 hand grenades, 5,300 explosive charges, 100,000 meters of detonating wire, 100,000 detonators and 10,000 155mm artillery rounds to the beleaguered nation. .

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