Difficult relations between Russia and NATO forced the leadership of the Ministry of Defense and German Land Forces to temporarily revise the rules for writing off old military equipment and weapons, reports RIA News with reference to the German channel ARD.
“From now on, until further disposal, usable military property will not be written off,” the document said, which was at the disposal of journalists.
The German command notes that the ground forces are currently equipped with 70% weapons only, so as long as no new military equipment is delivered to the units, the old ones will not be disposed of and sold.
According to the channel, we are talking about "weapons systems, vehicles, weapons"technical equipment that the army may need to complete tasks." The manual explains this order as “the situation in the field of security policy in Europe”.
As the journalists noted, “the relations between Russia and NATO that have become tense again are implied.”
Earlier it was reported that the Bundeswehr intends to modernize and put into operation 100 decommissioned tanks Leopard 2, having spent € 22 million on this
ARD: Against the backdrop of the crisis between the West and the Russian Federation, the Bundeswehr suspended the decommissioning of old weapons
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