​Ukraine’s Military Get German Howitzers, MLRS in Coming Weeks

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PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzer gun is based on a chassis based on the Leopard-2 tank / Illustrative photo from open sources
PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzer gun is based on a chassis based on the Leopard-2 tank / Illustrative photo from open sources

German Ambassador to Ukraine Anka Feldhusen stated that Germany will send new howitzers to Ukraine in the coming weeks. Artillery and MLRS supplies are also expected

155 mm Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzer"In addition to howitzers, the Armed Forces of Ukraine will receive HIMARS systems, which are supplied together with Britain and the United States. HIMARS are now being assembled in Europe, and the Ukrainian military learns how to work with them," German Ambassador to Ukraine Anka Feldhusen said during the nationwide telethon on Saturday, Ukrinform reports.

155 mm Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzer, Defense Express
155 mm Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzer

Moreover, according to her, modern anti-ballistic air defense systems, announced by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, are expected to be supplied in October.

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"They are still being made," the German Ambassador said.

155 mm Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzer, Defense Express
155 mm Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzer

As Defense Express reported, the Federal Government of Germany decided to hand over to the Armed Forces of Ukraine seven 155 mm Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzers, which are available in the Bundeswehr early May. Artillerymen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine completed the first stage of training in the use of the PzH 2000 howitzer early June and could be ready to use the systems now.

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