+3 “Iris-T” From Germany 

by Olha Povaliaieva
Monday, November 28, 2022
+3 “Iris-T” From Germany 

Germany is ready to hand over air defence systems to the Ukrainian army to repel Russian attacks

The 5th German-Ukrainian forum, devoted to the issues of the economy and restructuring of Ukraine, was crowned with high results. Because of what has been happening in Ukraine since February 24, the parties had to discuss not only the ways of developing the economy and international relations but also the protective aspects. Olaf Scholz said that Ukraine demands protection from Russian air attacks. Therefore, Germany is ready to provide Ukraine with 3 more air defence systems Iris-T. The German chancellor stated that the systems would be handed over to the defenders shortly.

Recall that according to Spiegel, future delivery is provided by an approved package of assistance. 3 more Iris-T air defence systems are included in the assistance list announced with the first launchers.

At the moment, only 1 Iris-T military installation is operating in Ukraine. Armed Forces, which fight against the Russian army, received on October 11. 

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