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Germany Sends New Military Aid Batch to Ukraine Including Leopard Tanks

According to updated data from the German Ministry of Defense, Germany has transferred a new batch of military aid to Ukraine, including artillery shells, Leopard 1 AP tanks, machine guns, drones, rifles, and ammunition.

The latest package of assistance includes:

  • 10 Leopard 1 A5 tanks

  • 20 machine guns for Leopard 2, Marder, and Duchs

  • 8,500 155mm shells

  • 20 Vector reconnaissance drones with spare parts

  • 34 RQ-35 Heidrun reconnaissance drones

  • A Beaver bridge-laying tank with spare parts

  • A Duchs armored engineer vehicle

  • A Bergepanzer 2 armored recovery vehicle with spare parts

  • Four Wisent 1 mine-clearing tanks with spare parts

  • Two mine plows

  • 400 LED lights

  • 16 Zetros tank trucks

  • 540 MK 556 assault rifles

  • 80 HLR 338 sniper rifles with 60,000 rounds of ammunition

  • 111 CR 308 rifles

  • 1.8 million rounds of ammunition for firearms

The section on planned or ongoing military support mentions three HIMARS units.

Earlier this month, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz assured that Ukraine will continue to receive support from Germany and other Northern European countries after meeting with their heads of government.

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