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One of the NATO countries ordered artillery shells worth 300 million euros from the Rheinmetall company

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May24,2024

One of the NATO countries ordered artillery shells worth 300 million euros from the Rheinmetall company

One of the NATO member countries ordered the supply of artillery ammunition from the German defense company Rheinmetall.

This is reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to the press service of Rheinmetall.

According to the company, the order includes several tens of thousands of artillery shells and several hundred thousand projectile charge modules. The total value of the order is almost 300 million euros. Deliveries will be made between 2024 and 2028.

“The need to replenish the ammunition reserves of the armed forces as a result of the war in Ukraine has brought Rheinmetall large orders in the field of artillery ammunition,” the company said.

At the same time, they noted that the new orders once again emphasize Rheinmetall's leading technological position in the development and production of ammunition in Europe. the intention to transfer about one million artillery ammunition to Ukraine. However, a year later it turned out that the EU failed to keep its promise and delivered much fewer shells than expected. of them are allies of Russia. Thus, through negotiations, Prague managed to find more than one million ammunition. In addition, the Czech authorities said that the amount of ammunition for Ukraine could increase, as suppliers promised to increase their amount to 1.5 million units.

Ukraine's allied countries after Pavel's proposal began to announce their joining the initiative and transfer tens of millions of euros for the purchase of shells. Earlier in the Czech Republic it was announced that the first deliveries of artillery shells could begin as early as June.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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