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Germany hands over six more Gepard launchers and 6,000 ammo rounds to Ukraine

KYIV. Sept 23 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Germany has handed over six more Gepard launchers and 6,000 rounds of ammunition to Ukraine, according to a report posted on the website of the German Federal Chancellor.

"30 Gepard self-propelled anti-aircraft guns [previously: 24], including about 6,000 rounds of ammunition," the report on the website of the German Federal Chancellor said on Tuesday.

The department clarified that these are changes compared to the previous week.

In addition, Germany handed over to Ukraine 3,000 155 mm caliber shells, in particular 1,000 signal and 2,000 smoke shells.

It is also reported that Germany plans to transfer to Ukraine four Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzers with ammunition, two MARS II multiple rocket launchers with ammunition, an IRIS-T SLM air defense system, 50 wheeled armored vehicles with enhanced mine protection Dingo and a "winter package," which includes thermal underwear, power generators, tents and meals. It is planned that Germany will transfer to Ukraine spare parts for the M2 heavy machine gun, 167,000 cartridges for firearms, 12 Oshkosh tank tractors, 12 communication electronic scanners, a field hospital, 20 70-mm rocket launchers on pickup trucks with 2,000 missiles, 1,592 shells of 155 mm caliber, 255 155mm Vulcano shells, 60,200 40mm rounds of ammunition, six forklifts, 40 frequency range extensions for anti-drone defense devices, 12 armored recovery vehicles, 30 MG3 machine guns for armored recovery vehicles, 10 (plus 10 as an option) autonomous surface ships, 14 road trains and 14 semi-trailers, two tractors and four trailers, 43 reconnaissance drones, ten armored vehicles, one vehicle decontamination system, 100,000 first aid kits, 5,032 portable anti-tank guns, 200 trucks, 24 anti-drone systems, and 16 Biber bridge-laying tanks.