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The new package of military assistance to Ukraine from Germany includes ammunition and special equipment

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The new package of military assistance to Ukraine from Germany includes ammunition and special equipment

Ukraine received a new military aid package from Germany, which was based on ammunition for various systems, including anti-aircraft systems. This is stated on the website of the Ministry of Defense of Germany.


According to information received from Kyiv, the Germans supplied additional anti-aircraft missiles for the IRIS-T air defense systems transferred earlier. In addition, the aid package included 155 5 mm artillery shells, 30 40 mm grenade launchers, as well as 2 Bergepanzer 2 ARVs, four vehicles for transporting the wounded and 18 8X8 trucks with a special loading system (Wechselladesystem) for transportation of platforms and containers with equipment or ammunition. Moreover, these trucks were transferred for the first time.

In addition, another joyful news for Kyiv today came from Germany. The German defense concern Rheinmetall has reportedly decided to build a new ammunition plant to replenish the arsenals of the Bundeswehr. The main caliber that will be produced at the new plant is from 20 to 35 mm. This means that Germany will be able to provide Ukraine with ammunition for Gepard self-propelled anti-aircraft guns, of which the Armed Forces of Ukraine have as many as 30 units, but things are not very good with shells.

According to the Germans themselves, the decision to build a new production facility was made after Switzerland refused to supply ammunition to Ukraine. New lines for the production of ammunition should begin to be mounted in January, the plant should begin work in June, and in July the first batch of shells for the Gepard ZSU should go to Ukraine. According to the manufacturer's plans, Kyiv should receive up to 300 thousand shells of 35 mm caliber.
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  1. voice of reason
    voice of reason 15 December 2022 21: 18
    -10
    soon the Bundeswehr will have only peaks for its own use.
    1. solar
      solar 15 December 2022 21: 39
      +8
      This is unlikely. Throughout NATO, the production and purchase of weapons is unfolding before our eyes. We are waiting for the second arms race.
      1. GRIGORIY76
        GRIGORIY76 15 December 2022 21: 58
        -3
        We are waiting for the second arms race.

        Who will race with whom?
      2. 41 REGION
        41 REGION 16 December 2022 01: 55
        0
        Quote from solar
        Waiting for the second arms race

        She started a long time ago
  2. Nikoha2010
    Nikoha2010 15 December 2022 21: 31
    -5
    What is going on? Sorry, I'm not smart enough to write a normal comment
  3. bandabas
    bandabas 15 December 2022 21: 33
    0
    The logical question is, what was the GDP with the "liver sausage" talking about for more than an hour on the phone last week? The answer is nothing.
    1. svp67
      svp67 15 December 2022 21: 37
      +3
      Quote: bandabas
      The logical question is what did the GDP with the "liver sausage" talk about for more than an hour on the phone last week?

      Yes, about nothing ... they sat and angrily breathed into the handsets of the phone ...
      1. Zoldat_A
        Zoldat_A 16 December 2022 05: 36
        -1
        Quote: svp67
        Quote: bandabas
        The logical question is what did the GDP with the "liver sausage" talk about for more than an hour on the phone last week?

        Yes, about nothing ... they sat and angrily breathed into the handsets of the phone ...

        Did you discuss strudel toppings?
        I, for example, with cabbage and mushrooms are very successful. With apples it leaks all the time, with meat it comes out a bit dry.

        I personally do not know what else to talk about with "liver sausage" on an American leash.
        1. Kaufman
          Kaufman 16 December 2022 06: 53
          -1
          But I'm more interested in how the Russian Germans will behave. Our former fellow citizens, in case of a big war. Will they support their historical homeland? Or the country that fed them with boobs? There are many of them there. In theory, the 5th column inside Germany should work
          1. Zoldat_A
            Zoldat_A 16 December 2022 07: 01
            0
            Quote: kaufman
            But I'm more interested in how the Russian Germans will behave. Our former fellow citizens, in case of a big war. Will they support their historical homeland? Or the country that fed them with boobs? There are many of them there. In theory, the 5th column inside Germany should work

            The question is indeed interesting.
            Those whom I know who left in the 90s are most likely to return home. Those who have not yet returned, having already breathed in "freedom" and slightly fed German sausage after our 90s ..
            Which are shown on TV - they probably just do a tricky move. Miami is rushing.
            But on our "fifth column" there, I would not count on the word "absolutely".
            1. Kaufman
              Kaufman 16 December 2022 08: 44
              0
              Again, your friends will return, and their children? Yes, there are many of us in America. But the people there also believe they will support it. Now they don't support it. No rallies. No demonstrations.
              It turns out that the bulk of those who left cease to be Russian.
              1. Zoldat_A
                Zoldat_A 16 December 2022 09: 04
                0
                Quote: kaufman
                It turns out that the bulk of those who left cease to be Russian.

                It turns out that so.
                And it also turns out that he is either Russian or has left. Regardless of what was written in the Soviet birth certificate or in the Soviet passport.
                I'm Russian, that's why I'm here. And according to the Soviet passport, and because he did not leave. And friends have children for almost 15 years in Texas. "According to the passport" Moldovan-Ukrainian Jews with traces of Turkish blood. Here, when they received Russian citizenship, they said that they were Russians. Now they consider themselves Americans.
                Here is such a confusing national geography.
                1. Kaufman
                  Kaufman 16 December 2022 10: 21
                  0
                  It turns out that the taxi driver was right - the homeland is where the ass is warm.
                  1. Zoldat_A
                    Zoldat_A 16 December 2022 16: 32
                    0
                    Quote: kaufman
                    It turns out that the taxi driver was right - the homeland is where the ass is warm.

                    The son of my friends had exactly this phrase of a taxi driver recorded in his profile in social networks 5-7 years ago. Then, after a conversation with his father, he removed the phrase from his profile. but he didn't stop thinking.

                    And I’ll say about myself - everyone chooses for himself and his family whether to agree with the taxi driver or not about the Motherland. And about the ass - so I have been working all my life so that my family does not blow here either.
    2. fiberboard
      fiberboard 17 December 2022 06: 11
      0
      How about what? On the supply of gas and oil, metals, etc. You can't run a plant without them.
  4. Bingo
    Bingo 15 December 2022 22: 09
    -5
    Well, shells for 8 hours of the usual daily consumption of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and trucks - so that the carcasses are transported to the mobile crematoriums previously delivered to them. The Germans openly jiving
  5. Fangaro
    Fangaro 15 December 2022 22: 10
    -9
    So information from the website of the Ministry of Defense of Germany or from sources in Kyiv?
    Caliber 35 mm how quickly shoots back? 300 thousand is a lot. But how many?
    It is clear that it would be better to take all the ammunition and stop delivering it to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. But while the railway nodes, bridges, tunnels are not the goals of the NWO.
    1. Zoldat_A
      Zoldat_A 16 December 2022 05: 45
      0
      Quote from Fangaro
      Caliber 35 mm how quickly shoots back? 300 thousand is a lot. But how many?

      For one "Cheetah" 9 hours of continuous shooting (from Wikipedia).
      Whether this is a lot or a little in combat use - I can’t say.
  6. Scientist_
    Scientist_ 15 December 2022 22: 14
    -5
    Our oligarchs bargained. It was necessary to quickly resolve the issue with Bandera, and not bargain. Now the Americans will pump xoxlov so that our cardboard army will crumble. And the scientific and technical competition between Putin's military-industrial complex and the Western one ... Putin only has Soviet galoshes left, and even those are running out.
  7. Eva Star
    Eva Star 15 December 2022 22: 16
    -4
    I wonder when the German gas pipeline from Norway will blow up? Germany is the center of the EU, and its brain and muscles. Without German industry, the EU will collapse. Russia needs to consider building sabotage submarines. Europe has declared a hybrid war on us, it's time to respond. First on neutral water. And if Europe gives weapons for strikes on the territory of Russia, then we can consider launching geraniums from neutral waters to Europe. They surfaced, launched from the submarine and left.
  8. TermNachTer
    TermNachTer 15 December 2022 22: 20
    -3
    5 pcs. - for a couple of days of a normal fight - a chic gift
    1. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 15 December 2022 22: 27
      +5
      It's right.
      But the Americans are also building a new plant for 155 mm shells.
      Half a million a year.
      The Western military-industrial complex is being promoted with the expectation of Ukraine and the resumption
      their reserves.
      1. TermNachTer
        TermNachTer 16 December 2022 01: 25
        -1
        They are only going to build this plant, they haven't even bought the land yet, not to mention everything else. Capitalism is private ownership of the means of production. The bourgeois will first weigh the pros and cons a thousand times, and then make a decision. And it is not a fact that the decision will be in favor of building a plant.
      2. runway-1
        runway-1 16 December 2022 10: 55
        0
        I agree, this is close to the truth: the Western military-industrial complex is spinning up and will continue to spin up.
    2. Bingo
      Bingo 15 December 2022 22: 34
      -1
      Quote: TermNachTER
      5 pcs. - for a couple of days of normal combat

      laughing
      An employee of the US Department of Defense estimated the approximate number of daily artillery shells consumed by Ukrainian and Russian troops during the armed conflict. According to him, Ukrainian troops fire daily from 4000 to 7000 artillery rounds during battles, while the RF Armed Forces fire many times more: about 20.
  9. ASM
    ASM 15 December 2022 23: 21
    -3
    Only burghers will rejoice incredibly from such news. After all, they pay for the entire banquet. Metalworkers only rub their sweaty little hands, and the rest withdraw or stop production.
  10. kventinasd
    kventinasd 16 December 2022 00: 07
    -1
    Lately I have been watching how on the VO, the saucepan landing began to land regularly.
    All anti-Ukrainian and anti-NATO posts quickly go down the drain. Probably in Kyiv they have already relaxed from non-arrivals.
  11. Menshoff_D_V
    Menshoff_D_V 16 December 2022 00: 20
    +3
    Only it seems to me that half of the planet is fighting against us?
  12. Osipov9391
    Osipov9391 16 December 2022 00: 40
    +3
    What business.
    They poked a stick into the hole, thinking that a mouse would run out of there.
    And from there a poisonous snake leaned out that does not even think of running away.
    It is no wonder, with the support of fifty countries throughout the Western world.
    In fact, all the goals declared by Russia have given a completely opposite result.
    Ukraine is now the most militarized state in Europe. Weapons brought
    so many more will be brought in that probably neither the Third Reich nor Kaiser's Germany knew.
    Rampant nationalism and Russophobia is simply wild and not experienced.
  13. iouris
    iouris 16 December 2022 02: 17
    0
    Ukronedovermacht and saloreich receive allowances, not help!
    Assistance is provided to subjects.
  14. Hindu
    Hindu 16 December 2022 07: 53
    0
    Quote: kaufman
    But I'm more interested in how the Russian Germans will behave. Our former fellow citizens, in case of a big war. Will they support their historical homeland? Or the country that fed them with boobs? There are many of them there. In theory, the 5th column inside Germany should work


    Kind of a strange question.
    People ripped off Yeltsin's Russia in the 90s, but should Putin's Russia be treated with a breath?
    ... How will they lead??...
    It's not even clear what the question is.
  15. Hindu
    Hindu 16 December 2022 07: 57
    0
    Quote: Zoldat_A
    Quote: kaufman
    But I'm more interested in how the Russian Germans will behave. Our former fellow citizens, in case of a big war. Will they support their historical homeland? Or the country that fed them with boobs? There are many of them there. In theory, the 5th column inside Germany should work

    The question is indeed interesting.
    Those whom I know who left in the 90s are most likely to return home. Those who have not yet returned, having already breathed in "freedom" and slightly fed German sausage after our 90s ..
    Which are shown on TV - they probably just do a tricky move. Miami is rushing.
    But on our "fifth column" there, I would not count on the word "absolutely".

    You have all the assumptions in the future tense with the reservation probably / probably, most likely.
    I know a lot of people from Lithuania. No one even thinks about moving to the Russian Federation. And never was.
  16. andrey682006
    andrey682006 16 December 2022 08: 45
    0
    And the truck as a concept is good! I drove to the appointed place, unloaded the body with ammunition on the ground and immediately drove back to the base. There is a camouflage awning on the body, with additional camouflage it is not noticeable at all. The amount of cargo is small - it is expensive to hit him with Iskander. From artillery, if unloaded into a caponier, it is difficult to get in, in conditions of counter-battery combat it is dangerous. So it turns out that either from a helicopter with a guided missile, or from artillery by Krasnopol. Ideally, don't let it go at all.
    With all this, in theory, the body should not be expensive, it should be easy to repair. In theory, it can be generally disposable.
    If you develop the idea, after emptying it, it can be sheathed in a caponier with boards and overlaid with sandbags (covered with soil) and turned into a residential trailer. Well, or in the bunker / bunker.
    1. andrey682006
      andrey682006 16 December 2022 08: 54
      0
      By the way, our garbage trucks with large removable containers are almost ready-made counterparts...
  17. andrey682006
    andrey682006 16 December 2022 08: 52
    0
    I wonder how much the cost of ammunition will increase with an increase in gas prices by 7 times? A projectile is not only steel, there is also gunpowder, and explosives, and capsules. And varnishes/paints. There is also capping (boxes) ...
  18. runway-1
    runway-1 16 December 2022 11: 12
    0
    At the same time, we have a fresh ornate statement by the Chinese Foreign Ministry about the importance of cooperation with the Russian Federation in all areas, but with important reservations about the (actual) impossibility of supplying us with weapons ...