The Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov stated on his Twitter account that German MARS II multiple launch rocket systems have delivered to Ukraine.
"Third brother in the Long Hand family – MLRS MARS II from Germany – has arrived in Ukraine. Thank you to Germany and personally to my colleague Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht for these systems. Our artillerymen salute our German partners!" Reznikov posted on Twitter on Monday.
An hour later, he also announced the arrival of 4 HIMARS systems in Ukraine and thanked the leadership and people of the USA for for strengthening of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
“4 additional HIMARS have arrived in. I’m grateful to @POTUS @SecDef Lloyd Austin III and American people for strengthening of #UAarmy. We have proven to be smart operators of this weapon. The sound of the #HIMARS volley has become a top hit of this summer at the front lines!” Reznikov said on Twitter.
At the end of July, it became known that the Federal Republic of Germany transferred three MARS II multiple launch rocket systems and three Panzerhaubitzen 2000 (PzH 2000) self-propelled artillery systems to the Ukrainian army.
As Defense Express reported, the US Congress Declares the Need to Transfer ATACMS to Ukraine: Democrats and Republicans Support the Decision as well as the fact that Since February 24, the US Allocated Almost Four Times More Weapons to Ukraine Than Eight Years Earlier.
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