Germany hands over Dingo armored vehicles, IRIS-T missiles to Ukraine

9 November 2022, 07:34 PM
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Germany has announced the transfer of a new batch of military aid to Ukraine, according to a list of transferred weapons published on the website of the German government on Nov. 9.

Among the equipment sent to the Armed Forces of Ukraine are 30 Dingo armored vehicles and missiles for the IRIS-T air defense system.

Germany has already sent to Kyiv:

  • 30 Dingo armored vehicles;
  • missiles for IRIS-T SLM;
  • four sensors and jammers against drones (previously 14 units were transferred);
  • 18 reconnaissance drones;
  • four M1070 Oshkosh tank transporter tractor units;
  • a cargo lift (two units were previously transferred).

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It is also reported that in the future Germany will send Ukraine additional:

  • missiles for IRIS-T SLM;
  • 42 armored demining vehicles;
  • four mobile and protected demining systems;
  • three mobile, remotely controlled, and protected demining systems;
  • five mobile reconnaissance systems.

It was reported on Oct. 11 that Germany handed over the first IRIS-T air defense system to the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that Germany would hand over three more IRIS-T systems to Ukraine as soon as possible. Prior to that, German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht stated that Kyiv would receive three more IRIS-T air defense systems only in 2023.

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